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Wesson Campus 

P.O. Box 649 
Wesson, MS 391 91 



Natchez Campus 

1 1 Co-Lin Circle 
Natchez, MS 39120 



Simpson County Center 

151 Co-Lin Dri\e 
Mendenhall. MS 39114 



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12 Distinctions 

34 Campus Life 

56 Clubs & Organizations 

70 Athletics 

94 Personalities 

142 News & Notes 



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(Top) The Tom Reed Academic Center on the Natchez Campus. 
PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis (Bottom) The Ewing Administration 
Building on the Wesson Campus. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (At right) 
The Sidney Parker Academic Building at the Simpson County 
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Rachel Vigers 
Basketball 



By: Natalie Davis 

The Co-Lin Wolves and Lady Wolves had successful 
season finished as the MACJC State Runners-Up. The 
host Jones County Lady Bobcats defeated the Lady 
Wolves 58-57 and the Bobcats followed with a 74-58 
win over the Wolves in the men's finals. 

Both teams advanced to the NJCAA Region 23 
Tournament with the Lady Wolves falling 52-43 in the 
championship game to the East Mississippi Lady Lions. 
The Lady Wolves finished the season as the South 
Division champions with an overall 26-4 record, 11-1 in 
the division. The Wolves were defeated by the Holmes 
Bulldogs in the quarterfinals 64-49. They finished the 
season with a 15-14 overall record, 7-5 in the division. 

Co-Lin players captured numerous honors during the 
season. Rachel Vigers and Trent Hutchin were named 
NJCAA Ail-American Honorable Mention. TeAirra 




(Left) TeAirra Wilbert dribbles down the court. (Top) 
Roykeia Adams drives past the Southwest defender. 
(Above) Shasta Porter jockeys for against Gulf Coast's 
Savannah Palomarez. PHOTOS BY Jonathon Alford 



Wilbert, Latoria Holder, and Lewanski Newsome 
were named to the NJCAA All-Region 23 
Tournament Team. Hutchin, Holder and Vigers 
were named NJCAA All-Region 23 and MACJC 
First Team All-State. Rob Wallace was selected to 
the MACJC All-State Second Team. Wilbert, and 
Kimberlee Thomas were NJCAA Distinguished 
Academic All-Americans. Hutchin, Wallace, 
Wilbert, Rhonda Dumas and Yashunda Williams 
represented Co-Lin in the MACJC All-Star Game. 

Another highlight of the season was Lady Wolves 
head coach Gwyn Young's 700th career win. The 
victoiy came in a thrilling overtime win against 
the Northeast Lady Tigers in Booneville on 
December 13, 2009. 




2008-2009 Co-Lin Basketball 



Women Men 



Delgado 

Mississippi Delta 

Coahoma 

Holmes 

East Mississippi 

*Holmes 

*Delgado 

Mississippi Delta 

Coahoma 

East Central 

Northeast 

Delgado 

East Mississippi 

Northeast 

Southwest 

Jones County 

Gulf Coast 

Hinds 

Pearl River 

East Central 

Southwest 

Jones County 

Gulf Coast 

Hinds 

Pearl River 

#Northeast Mississippi 

itawamba 

#East Mississippi 

#Jones County 

a Holmes 

A East Central 

A Meridian 

A East Mississippi 

•Southwest Tournament 
t MAGC State Tournament 
A NJCAA Region 23 Tournament 



New Orleans, LA 
Moorhead, MS 
Clarksdale, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Summit, MS 
Summit, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Booneville, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Scooba, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Summit, MS 
Ellisville,MS 
Wesson, MS 
Utica, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Decatur, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Perkinston, MS 
Wesson, MS 
Poplarville, MS 
Ellisville,MS 
Ellisville, MS 
Ellisviile, MS 
Ellisville, MS 
Clinton, MS 
Clinton, MS 
Clinton, MS 
Clinton, MS 



59-52 
75-68 
60-51 
69-50 

72-51 
57-67 
86-27 
76-71 
81-80 
72-40 
62-43 
83-38 
77-50 
82-74 
79-46 
68-36 
80-53 
66-54 
61-43 
55-59 
75-64 
63-50 
75-50 
92-56 
63-50 

57-59 

68-63 
78-59 
43-52 



84-61 

52-56 

52-56 

53-61 

64-69 

73-51 

82-69 

53-51 

63-69 

62-59 

57-81 

79-60 

64-80 

60-59 

66-61 

79-89 OT 

73-74 OT 

76-75 OT 

58-81 

72-43 

77-58 

78-74 20T 

68-73 

66-54 

50-75 

78-73 
76-72 
58-74 
49-64 



(Left) Rob Wallace has his eyes n the goal. (Below) Lewanski 
Newsome (24) jockeys for position. (Bottom) Trent Hutchin 
drives to the basket. PHOTOS BY Jonathon Alford 




Trent Hutchin 
Basketball 




NJCAA 
Distinguished 

Academic 
Ail-Americans 





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Micah Davis 
Football 




The Wolfpack (19-26, 10-14) finished the 2009 
season and one game away from the playoffs for the 
second year in a row. 

Highlighting the season was winning their second 
straight Coca-Cola Challenge series against rival 
Southwest. 

Off the field, the Wolfpack was named the No. 14 
NJCAA Academic Team of the Year with a team GPA 
of 3.11. 

Sophomore right-hand pitcher Joseph Evans was 
named MACJC . First Team All-State. Named to the 
MACJC Second Team All-State were outfielder Jared 
Rogers, first baseman Cameron Logan, and outfielder 
Jeff DeBlieux. 



Kimberlee Thomas 
Basketball 




TeAirra Wilbert 
Basketball 




2009 Wolfpack Baseball 


Faulkner State 


Wesson, MS 


5-7 


East Mississippi 


Wesson, MS 


10-0 


Coahoma 


Wesson, MS 


3-2,4-2 


Rend Lake 


Wesson, MS 


6-3 


Southeastern Iowa 


Wesson, MS 


4-11 


St. Charles 


Eunice, LA 


5-6 


LSU-Eunice 


Eunice, LA 


6-16 


Coahoma 


Clarksdale, MS 


8-2,6-3 


Itawamba 


Wesson, MS 


6-9 


Kaskaskia 


Wesson, MS 


3-6 


Itawamba 


Fulton, MS 


4-6,1-11 


East Mississippi 


Wesson, MS 


13-6,4-5 


Baton Rouge 


Baton Rouge, LA 


7-10 


*Mississippi Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


1-7,4-14 


*East Central 


Wesson, MS 


16-10,7-12 


LSU-Eunice 


Wesson, MS 


Cancelled 


Ellsworth 


Wesson, MS 


Cancelled 


*Hinds 


Raymond, MS 


4-3,0-8 


*Pearl River 


Poplarville, MS 


4-7, 5-2 


*#Southwest 


Wesson, MS 


2-5,4-1 


Mississippi Delta 


Wesson, MS 


4-9, 12-2 


"Jones County 


Ellisville, MS 


6-2, 1-2 


•Mississippi Gulf Coast 


Perkinston, MS 


3-1,2-7 


*East Central 


Decatur, MS 


5-3,8-0 


'Hinds 


Wesson, MS 


4-15,2-14 


*Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


2-4, 7-3 


*#Southwest 


Summit, MS 


2-3,6-1 


Mississippi Delta 


Moorhead, MS 


3-2, 


Delgado 


New Orleans, LA 


7-9 


•Jones County 


Wesson, MS 


8-16,0-4 


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(Top) The Wolfpack baseball team 
wins the Co-Lin-Southwest Coca 
Cola Challenge for the second year 
in a row. (Above) Cameron Logan 
is safe at home. PHOTOS BY Natalie 
Davis (Left) Joseph Evans was 
named MACJC First Team All-State. 
PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 



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CHAMPIONS 





Top) The Lady Wolves won their 
econd straight MACJC State 
Championship. (APove) RePecca 
tousseau aeiivers a pitch, PHOTOS 
JY Natalie Davis. 



By: Natalie Davis 

After winning the MACJC South Division title, the Lady Wolves won their 
second straight MACJC State Championship, their third in the last four 
years. Co-Lin (33-12) defeated the Mississippi Gulf Coast Lady Bulldogs 8-5 
in the championship game on their home field. They advanced to the 
semi-finals of the NJCAA Region 23 Tournament. 

The Lady Wolves also excelled off the field as they were the NJCAA' s No. 
20 Academic Team of the Year. 



Co-Lin centerfielder Monea 
Cameron captured several 
awards including NJCAA 
Second Team Ail-American, 
NJCAA First Team All-Region 23 
and MACJC First Team All-State. 
Rebecca Rousseau and Daniele 
Wilson were named to the 
NJCAA First Team All-Region 23 
and MACJC First Team All-State. 
Missy Paulina was named to the 
MACJC First Team All-State and 
NJCAA Academic Ail-American. 
Also named Academic Ail- 
American were Devon Welch 
and Summer Easterling. 

Named to MACJC All-State 
Second Team were Holli Smith, 
Candace Avants and Terri 
Hodges. 

Head Coach Allen Kent was 
named MACJC Coach of the 
Year. 



2009 Lady Wolves Softball 


Holmes 


Wesson, MS 


10-1,8-0 


Pearl River Tournament 


Hattiesburg, MS 


Cancelled 


LSU-E 


Eunice, LA 


0-9,6-4 


*Northeast Mississippi 


Meridian, MS 


13-2 


*Central Alabama 




1-4 


*Shelton State (AL) 




4-3 


Heartland (IL) 


Wesson, MS 


2-3,3-6 


Holmes 


Goodman, MS 


13-2,9-7 


Alcorn State 


Lorman, MS 


9-1,7-2 


Mississippi Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


3-2,2-3 


East Central 


Decatur, MS 


12-3,12-8 


Hinds 


Wesson, MS 


9-4, 5-7 


Pearl River 


Poplarville, MS 


3-0,4-5 


Southwest 


Summit, MS 


6-3,7-6 


Jones County 


Ellisville, MS 


3-2, 13-1 


Mississippi Gulf Coast 


Perkinston, MS 


9-4,2-5 


East Central 


Wesson, MS 


7-0,8-0 


Hinds 


Raymond, MS 


6-1,20-5 


Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


8-5,9-1 


Southwest 


Wesson, MS 


9-0,4-3 


LSU-E 


Wesson, MS 


1-11,3-5 


Jones County 


Wesson, MS 


9-1,4-0 


#Northeast 


Wesson, MS 


9-1 


#Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


8-2 


#Mississippi Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


8-5 


A Pearl River 


Clinton, MS 


2-1 


AGulf Coast 


Clinton, MS 


0-2 


ALSU-E 


Clinton, MS 


0-2 


* Meridian Tournament 






# MACJC State Tournament 






^ NJCAA Region 23 Tournament 







NJCAA Academic 
Ail-Americans 




Summer Easterling 
Softball 




Missy Paulina 
Softball 




Devon Welch 
Softball 

NJCAA 
All -American 
Second Team 




Monea Cameron 
Softball 



NJCAA 

Distinguished 

Academic 

Ail-Americans 




Ashlee Richardson 
Tennis 




Aaron Walker 
Tennis 



NJCAA Academic 
Ail-American 




Adrienne Brown 
Tennis 




NOTICE 



By: Natalie Davis 

The men's tennis team tied with nationally ranked 
and undefeated Hinds for the MACJC State Team 
Championship. The two teams finished in a dead 
heat with 22 points. The Wolfpack came home with 
two individual titles after reaching five of the nine 
tournament finals. The Wolfpack finished the 
season with a 14-3 record. 

Bringing home state championships were the No. 2 
doubles team of Guillermo Chaves and Reilly Miller 
and Justin Hewitt at No. 5 singles 



The No. 3 doubles team of Hewitt and Blake Smith, 
No. 2 singles Guillermo Chaves, and No. 4 singles 
Reilly Miller were all state runners-up. Fourth- 
seeded Nico Osorio (No. 1 singles) and Blake Smith 
(No. 6 singles) reached the state semifinals. Reed 
Rodgers (No. 3 singles) reached the quarterfinals. 

Coach Mike Mclntyre was named MACJC Coach of 
the Year. 

The women's team finished the 2009 season with a 
respectable 7-7 record. 

Both teams excelled in the classroom. The men 
finished the NJCAA No. 2 Academic Team of the 
Year with a 3-36 GPA. The women's team finished 
No. 5 with a 3-51 GPA. 

Named NJCAA Distinguished 

Academic Ail-Americans were Aaron 
Walker and Ashlee Richardson. 
Adrienne Brown was named NJCAA 
Academic Ail-American. 

Richardson, Brown, Mary Catherine 
McDonnieal and Ashli Walker were 
named ITA Scholar Athletes. 




(Top) Guillermo Chaves hits a return 

forehand. (Middle) 2009 Lady Wolves 

from left, Coach Holli Pepper, 

Ashlee Richardson, Mary Catherine 

McDonnieal, Stephanie Smith, 

Ashli Walker, Meg Williams, and Devin 

Brown. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 

(Right) Members of the 2009 MACJC 

State Co-Champions are kneeling 

from left, Justin Hewitt, Guillermo 

Chaves; standing from left, 

Coach Mike Mclntyre, Nico Osorio, 

Blake Smith, Reed Rodgers, 

John Harper, and Reilly Miller. 

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By Natalie Davis: 

The Co-Lin golf team captured their first ever 
Mississippi Association of Community and 
Junior College's (MACJC) Division II State 
Championship in 2009- The Wolfpack, coached 
by Ronny Ross, shot a 2-day total 329-326 655, 
11 shots ahead of second place Mississippi Gulf 
Coast Community College (336-330 - 666) at 
Kirkwood National Golf Club in Holly Springs. 

Individually, Co-Lin's Derin Petite finished one 
shot behind Elliott Bingham of Hinds to 
capture second place in the tournament. Petite 
shot a 159 (76-83). 

Co-Lin's Chad Vivien (82-81 - 163), and Donnie 
McFarland (83-80 - l63), finished tied for sixth 
place. Clay Price finished at 89-82 - 171 
followed by Ryan Ratcliff at 88-87 - 175. 

Head coach Ronny Ross was named MACJC 
Coach of the Year. 

The team finished third in the National Junior 
College Athletic Association's (NJCAA) Region 

23 Championship held at the Mississippi State University Golf 
Course. The Wolfpack started the day in second place, but 
dropped to third by the end of the day (317-319 - 636). 

Co-Lin's Ryan Ratcliff was named to the NJCAA Region 23 All- 
Tournament team, MACJC First Team All-State and qualified for 
the NJCAA National Championship. 

Ratcliff finished in 53rd place at the NJCAA National Golf 
Tournament in Scottsboro, Ala. 



(Top) Members of the State Champion golf team from left, Derin 
Petite, Ryan Ratcliff, Clay Price, Donnie McFarland, Chad Vivien, and 
Coach Ronny Ross . PHOTO SUBMITTED (Middle) Golfer Derin Petite hits 
off the tee. PHOTO BY Celeste Williamson. (Left) The Wolfpack's state 
championship ring. PHOTO BY Bradley Boykin 




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Fling 



(Right) Marke Robertson shows off 

the pickle he won in a contest on 

the Natchez Campus. 

PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 





By: Amanda Burke 

Spring Fling Week provided food, fun and entertainment for 
students, faculty and staff. 

Students on the Wesson campus always look forward to the 
crawfish boil on one night of the week. As for the students 
on the Natchez campus, the annual goat kissing will always 
bring about a laugh or two. Simpson County Center students 
enjoy the many activities of the week. Each campus has its 
own theme for the event-packed week. 

Spring Fling is a time to have fun and relax before finals. It is 
also a time for out going sophomores to reminisce about 
their time at Copiah-Lincoln Community College. The 
administration, along with members of the Student 
Government Association, work hard to ensure students have 
an enjoyable time during Spring Fling. 



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(Above) Members of the Lady Wolves 

softball team enjoying their mudbugs. 

(Middle) The Colonels perform during 

Spring Fling. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 

(Right) Brady Hall shows off his rather 

large crawfish. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 

(Far right) Instructor John Hoggatt 

smooches "Wags" the goat, while goat 

owner and Co-Lin student London 

Henry has a laugh. PHOTO BY Mark 

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By: Amanda Burke 

Graduation, whether it be high school, community college, senior 
college, or graduate school, the occasion is always a special time. 
Copiah-Lincoln Community College's three commencement ceremonies 
were held on each of campuses for 2009. The Natchez commencement 
exercises were held May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Natchez Convention 
Center. There were 179 graduates. On May 16 at 10:00 a.m., the Wesson 
Campus had their graduation ceremony at H.L. Stone Stadium. 
Graduating from the Wesson Campus were 431 students. At the Simpson 
County Center there were 93 graduating students. The commencement 
exercises took place on May 16, at 5:30 p.m. in the Boswell Center 
Auditorium. The total number of graduates was 703- 



"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to 
change the world. " - Nelson Mandela 



For the class of 2009, many memories were made at the Co-Lin 
campuses. These memories will be cherished and last a lifetime. 




(Top left) Danielle Thornton speaks at the Natchez Commencement ceremony. PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis (lop right) Graduates standing 
awaiting their names to be called. (Above left) Co-Lin President Dr. Ronnie Nettles addresses the graduates, friends and, family at the 
Wesson Campus comencement ceremony. (Above) Nick Jackson, Ashley Jones, and Lee Jones pose for a picture. (Above) Makita Beuto 
and other students awaiting the ceremony to commence. PHOTOS BY Johnny Smith 



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erriam- Webster Dictionary defines the 
word "Distinctions" as: the quality or state of 
being distinguished or worthy; a special 
honor or recognition; an accomplishment that 
sets one apart. Copiah-Lincoln Community 
College offers many opportunities for 
students, both current and past, to step up 
and shine. The "Distinctions" section of the 
2009-2010 Trillium is dedicated to those 
students who have made accomplishments, 
won awards, and have left lasting 
impressions on their fellow students and 
faculty members at Copiah-Lincoln 
Community College. 

By: Laney McQuage 



2008 Most Beautiful Mary Catherine McDonnieal 
1 2 (left) crowns her successor Rosa Belara Young. 

PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 



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Dedications 



The dedication of the Trillium yearbook is one of the highest 
honors bestowed upon a Co-Lin administrator, faculty or staff 
member. The recipient is someone who has shown true 
dedication and love for Co-Lin as they do their job day-in and 
day-out. They follow in the footsteps of many before them 
who have made Co-Lin "the place to be." 



Wesson Campus 



Anyone who walks into the Office of Student Services is 
greeted with the smile and caring voice of Donna Cunningham. 
Donna assists students, parents, faculty and staff with her kind 
and caring personality. 

Donna always volunteers to help out anywhere she is needed 
on campus. She has worked the gate at the state softball 
tournament, been the hostess for visitors in the hospitality 
room, assisted at student events, sent out letters, and the list 
goes on. 



"Donna has endless love, patience 
and care for all students, coaches 
and faculty that enter our office. " 

- Brenda Smith, Dean of Students 



Donna has been a member of the Co-Lin staff for 26 years. She 
served as secretary to the director of institutional planning and 
research from 1984-1986. She moved to the Student Services 
Division as the secretary in 1986. 

Donna was presented the Ann Bradberry Award in 1996 and 
2007. The award is presented by the Trailblazers to a faculty, 
staff or administrator of the college who the students feel have 
made an extra effort to assist students. She has also been 
awarded Co-Lin's High Performance Award. 

She and her husband, Charles, are the parents of four children, 
Amy, Tim, Steven, and Cody, all Co-Lin graduates. They are the 
grandparents of five. They are members of Mt. Zion Baptist 
Church where Donna is a member of the Pathfinders WMU 
Group. 





Sue Scu/ino 

Natchez Campus 



There are those employees who work behind the scenes doing their 
jobs exceedingly well, but who don't seek the limelight. 

Such is the case with Sue Savino, Business and Office Systems 
Technology instructor. Although Savino prefers not to draw attention to 
herself, she has hardly been invisible. During her 19 years at Co-Lin 
Natchez, she has contributed significantly to the betterment of the 
campus. 

Savino has served as advisor to Phi Beta Lambda, the student business 
organization, that has won many awards at state competition, and as 
advisor to the National Technical Honor Society. She was the founder 
and first coordinator of Kids College, a highly successful program that 
continues to this day. 

She has received the High Performance Award and been selected to 
attend the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 
where she received her outstanding instructor medallion. 

Always thinking of ways to expand the Business and Office Technology 
curriculum, Savino partnered with other instructors and staff to develop 
the Accounting Technology Program. 

Besides being a respected colleague and an excellent instructor, Savino 
is an admired friend and a fine person. 



Robert JMm 

Simpson County Center 

Robert Allen, Maintenance/Janitorial Specialist for the Simpson 
County Center, embodies the model of a servant, as he always puts 
the needs of the campus ahead of his own. A part of the SCC Staff 
since its opening, his focus is on his job and always doing it in a 
manner of excellence, regardless how large or how small the task. 
He strives every day to ensure that the campus looks the best it can 
look and that the faculty/staff have a facility that allows them to be 
successful in their work with the students. While Mr. Allen is 
officially part-time, he consistently works additional hours when die 
task requires it, and he always does so with a positive attitude and a 
smile on his face. 

Thus, he was selected for the High Performance Award in 2009. Mr. 
Allen and his wife, Charlotte, are the parents of three children (one 
is deceased) and they have three grandchildren. The Simpson 
County Center expresses gratitude and appreciation for the work 
and positive influence of Robert Allen. 



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Hall of Fame 




Jessie JUa/tie t-Aftmst/tong 

Wesson Campus 

Jessie is the daughter of Chester and Lura Barlow and the late Johnny Armstrong 
of Wesson. She is treasurer of the Student Government Association and was 
selected to Who's Who Among American Junior College Students. Jessie is a 
member of Phi Theta Kappa, Phi Beta Lambda, Sigma Kappa Delta, the Baptist 
Student Union, and Alumni Association. A President's List student, Jessie is a 
Taylor Presidential Scholar and the recipient of the Tom Earl and Ruby Hogg 
James, Leadership, ACT, Jimmy Hodges and Wesson Lions Club scholarships. She 
is an accounting major. 



Wesson Campus 

Amanda is the daughter of Brian and Gabe Burke of Ruth. She is the president of 
of Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association sophomore vice president, 
vice president of the President's Council, and Trillium Co-Editor. Amanda is an All- 
USA Academic Team Nominee was selected a Campus Favorite and Who's Who 
Among American Junior College Students. She is a member of Tri-Beta/Alpha 
Omega and the Diamond Dolls. A President's and Dean's list student, Amanda is 
the recipient of the K.R. Hodges Scholarship. She is an occupational therapy major. 





^Rebecca eAnne ^By/id 

Wesson Campus 

Becca is the daughter of Steve and Judy Byrd of Mendenhall. She is the vice 
president of communications for Phi Theta Kappa. Becca is a member of the Blue 
Wave Show Band, Ambassadors Ensemble Group, and the Diamond Dolls. A 
President's List student, Becca was selected a sophomore Homecoming maid and 
Who's Who Among American Junior College Students. She plans to pursue a career 
in journalism or public relations. 



Joseph CiM'Miam Covins 

Wesson Campus 

Joe is the son of Joe and Mindy Collins of Madison. He is a member of Phi Theta 
Kappa, Sigma Kappa Delta English Honorary, Tri-Beta/Alpha Omega, and the 
Wolfpack Football Team. Joe was selected Who's Who Among American Junior 
College Students. Joe is a pre-med major and plans a career as an orthopedic 
surgeon. 



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Jtejjeftsori ^Dai/is ^De^Bftew 

Wesson Campus 

Jeff is the son of Jeff and Karen DeBlieux of Houma, La. He is a member of Phi 
Theta Kappa and the Wolfpack baseball team. Jeff was selected Mississippi 
Association of Community and Junior College Second Team All-State and Who's 
Who Among American Junior College Students. A President's List student, Jeff is a 
chemical engineering major. 



cjUa/uj Qalketiim uUc^Donnieat 

Wesson Campus 

Mary Catherine is the daughter of Robert McDonnieal of Mendenhall and Cathy 
McDonnieal of Brookhaven. Mary Catherine serves as vice president of fellowship for 
Phi Theta Kappa and is Lincoln County's 2009 Miss Hospitality. She is a member of the 
Lady Wolves tennis team, Trailblazers, Student Government Association, Phi Beta 
Lambda, and a Co-Lin Cheerleader. She was selected Miss Co-Lin, Who's Who Among 
American Junior College Students, Co-Lin's Most Beautiful, 2009 Homecoming Queen 
and a Campus Favorite. A Dean's List student, Mary Catherine plans to pursue a career 
in nursing. 





Chastity StwiQ 

Wesson Campus 



Chastity is the daughter of Willie and Brenda Sims of Wesson. She is vice president 
for leadership for Phi Theta Kappa and is a member of the Alpha Omega Science 
Club and the Trailblazers. Chastity was selected an All-USA Academic Team 
Nominee, Class Favorite and Who's Who Among American Junior College Students. 
She is a Pitts Scholar and the recipient of the Ken and Ruth Patterson. Cordelia 
Harvey, Russell Ray and Leadership Scholarships. A President's List student, Chastity 
will pursue a career as a nurse practitioner. 



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Hall of Fame 




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Natchez Campus 

Mark is the son of G. Mark LaFrancis and Eileen M. Maher of Natchez. He is 
president of the Student Government Association and is a member of the 
Trailblazers, Film Club, and President's Council. Mark has served on the N-Sights 
staff as the news manager and photo manager. He was selected Who's Who 
Among American Junior College Students and has volunteer for numerous 
campus projects. Mark was the videographer for "Richard Wright: A Force for 
Right" and "Eudoora Welty: Woman of the World, Daughter of Mississippi." An 
honor student, Mark general studies major. 



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Natchez Campus 



Ben is the son of Mark Lewis and Pam McNeil of Natchez. He is vice president for 
service for Phi Theta Kappa, member of the Student Government Association and 
has been a volunteer for several campus activities. An accomplished musician, Ben 
composed and performed original music for Synesthesia Panorama, a multi-medium 
art project at Mississippi State University's College of Art, Architecture, and Design. 
A President's List student, he is a veteran of U. S. Marine Corp and served in 
Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ben was selected Mr. Co-Lin and Who's Who Among 
American Junior College Students. He is the recipient of the Buddy Bennett and a 
Non-Traditional Scholarships. 




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Tracy is the son of the late Dixie Lamar Roberts and Edna Mae Posey Robers of 
Natchez, He serves as an officer of Skills USA and is a member of the National 
Technical Honor Society. A President's List student, he is a veteran of U. S. Marine 
Corp and served in the Gulf War. Tracy was selected Who's Who Among American 
Junior College Students. He is the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal, 
Good Conduct Medal, Southwest Asia Service Meal, and the Buddy Bennett 
Memorial Scholarship. Tracy is an instrumentation technology major. 



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Sheila is the daughter of Ron and Bettie Nehring of Mize. She serves as vice 
president of philanthropy for Phi Theta Kappa. Sheila was selected as the 2008/2009 
Higher Education Appreciation Day Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) 
recipient. Sheila was a 2009 All-Mississippi Academic Second Team selection. She 
graduated from the practical nursing program in December 2009 and has passed her 
state board exam. She received the Outstanding History Student of the Year Award, 
and the "Spirit of Nursing" award. 



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Homecoming Queen and a Campus Favorite. A Dean's List student, she is a 
member of the Lady Wolves tennis team, Trailblazers, Phi Beta Lambda and is a 
Co-Lin cheerleader. McDonnieal was selected as Co-Lin's Most Beautiful in 2008 
and to Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. She is currently 
serving as Lincoln County's Miss Hospitality. She is the daughter of Cathy 
McDonnieal of Brookhaven and Robert McDonnieal of Mendenhall. She plans to 
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Boykin was selected to Who's Who Among American Junior College Stud 
and is the recipient of a Taylor Presidential Scholarship, Leadership scholar 
and the Ann Bradberry Scholarship. Boykin is the son of Greg and Patrio 
Magee. He plans to pursue a career in professional golf managemen 
Mississippi State University. 



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and Coding. She is a member of the Student Support Services 
Club and the Natchez chapter of Phi Beta Lambda. She said that 
when she learned she was selected Miss Co-Lin, "The first thing I 
did was call my mom (Loretha Guice), sisters and brother." 
Council is a graduate of Jefferson County High School. 



Ben LeWIS is the son of Mark Lewis and Pam McNeil of 
Natchez. A general studies major, he hopes to transfer to a four- 
year college and university to earn a degree in construction 
engineering. Ben is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps (2000- 
2004) and spent a six-month tour in Iraq. He has been a band 
member for several years, including stints with In Red Letters and 
more currently with Minus 300. He is a 2000 graduate of Adams 
County Christian School. 



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student and a member of the Student Government Association and 
Theta Kappa. He is the recipient of the PriorityOne Bank Scholars 
Smith was selected to Who's Who Among Students in American Ju: 
Colleges. Smith is the son of Margaret and Terry Smith of Mendenh 
He plans to attend the University of Southern Mississippi and major in 
nursing. 

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Who's Who Among Students in 
American Junior Colleges Wesson Campus 



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Adam O'Malley 

Adrien Cochrane 

Alysha Johnson 

Amanda Burke 

Amber Gibson 

Ana Etise Stewart 



Aria Carter 
Ariel Hunsucker 

Avery Ezell 
Avis McGowan 

Becca Byrd 
Bradley Boykin 



Caflan Dalrymple 

CaryAnn Rake 

Casey Dickerson 

Casey Greer 

Casey Royer 

Chastity Sims 



Christina Wilson 

Christopher Givens 

Colby Bass 

Courtney Carter 

Courtney Reid 

Daniel Friis 



Daniele Wilson 

Daphney Parker 

Dawn Gibson 

Devin Brown 

Dustin Hutner Griffith 

Emily Vaughn 



Emily Winborne 
Gregory May 
Hannah Britt 
Hayley Ervin 
James Barron 
Janet Aguilar 



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Jeremy James 
Jessica Speed 
Jessica Walley 
Jessie Armstrong 



Jillian Lally 
John Floyd IV 
John C Smith III 
Joseph Collins III 
Joseph McKay 
Joshua McCaffrey 



Julie McKay 
Karissa Willis 
Kasey Miller 
Katie Stewart 
Kayla Pendelton 
Kellie Brady 



Kendall Logan 
Laura Britt 
Leah Smith 
Lee Screws Jr. 
Leslie Waldrop 
Lionel Stokes 



Mary Catherine McDonnieal 
Mary Kathleen Shackelford 
Ryne Tutor 
Megan Williams 
Melana Hartzog Woods 
Melissa Dyess 



Mikki Mitchell 
Natasha Hernandez 
Richard Panzica 
Robert Daniel Hays 
Robyn Breakfield 
Samantha Blair 



Sara Smith 
Shannon Thompson 
Tawny Parkman 
Terri Hodges 
Tomeka Charles 
Tyler Fitzgerald 



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Who's Who Among Students in 
American Junior Colleges Natchez Campus 



Solenia Cain 

Takita Smith 

Jason Tipton 

Tyson Windom 

Virginia Anderson 

Wendy Cooper 



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Abigail Brown 

Ben Lewis 

Beverly Boyd 

Brandon Ayers 

Brandon Haley 



Brian Ensminger 

Christine Brinegar 

Connie Huston 

Delilah DeLee 

Ella Stevens 



Ester Jeffus 

Jamie Eggleston 

Jena Westmoreland 

Kennitra Griffin 

Lisa Loftin 



Lisa Ratcliff 

Lissa Graves 

Marilyn Virgis 

Mark LaFrancis 

Marquita Young 



Matt Foster 

Mirna Nunez 

Shanadoe Chatman 

Sheila Walker 

Sherri Stevens 





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Annie Holmes 
Audrea Stapleton 



Ben Smith 
Cheryl Warren 
Donald Green 
Emmalee Bolton 




Frederick Williams 
Georgette Bishop 
Hope Brown 
Jena Butler 
Jennifer Bairfield 



Jerrell Newsome Jr. 
Jerrica Warren 
Kala Wiley 
Katrina Shelby 
Kenetta Williams 



Kristen Jolly 
Megan Hansbrough 
Reyuna Floyd 
Ricky Shephard 
Ryan Kennedy 



Sasha Barnett 
Tenesia Collins 
Teri Robinson 
Valerie Brock 
Vicky Magee 



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Homecoming 2009 







By: Laney McQuage 

Homecoming is a very exciting and eventful 

time of year for both current students and 

alumni. A new Queen is crowned and many 

awards are given. Lasting memories are 

made, and a great time is had by all. 

Mary Catherine McDonnieal was crowned 

this year's Homecoming Queen, and twelve 

beautiful girls were elected maids. 

The Alumni Association honored four 

outstanding athletes with their induction into 

the Sports Hall of Fame. Alumni of the Year, 

Band and Colette Alumni, and five 

Outstanding Instructors and Staff were 

honored this year. 

Homecoming week brings many exciting 

events to campus such as the annual golf 

tournament, class reunions, honoring former 

alumni groups, luncheon, tailgate party, and 

the event most looked forward to... the 

annual homecoming football game. 




CTop) 2009 Homeoming Queen Mary Catherine McDonnieal 

escorted by her father, Robert, is congratulated by Co-Lin 

President Dr. Ronnie Nettles and 2008 aueen Destiny Brown. 

(Above) 2008 homeoming gueen Destiny Brown crowns her 

successor Mary Catherine McDonnieal as her father looks on. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Homecoming Court 




Becca Byrd 

Sophomore Maid 
Wesson Campus 



Sadel Covington 

Sophomore Maid 
Wesson Campus 



Lindsey Duckworth 

Sophomore Maid 
Wesson Campus 



Abby Brown 

Sophomore Maid 
Natchez Campus 




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Natchez Campus 



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Brandy Hall 

Freshman Maid 
Natchez Campus 



Meagan Neal 

Freshman Maid 
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Jerrica Warren 

Freshman Maid 
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By: Laney McQuage 

Thirty beautiful Co-Lin freshmen and sophomroes 
competed for the title of Most Beautiful in the 
annual Trillium Beauty Pageant on October 20, 
2009, in Rea Auditorium. 

Special guests included 2008-2009 Most Beautiful 
Mary Catherine McDonnnieal. Entertainment was 
provided by Brookhaven talent Kelsey Ann 
Jackson. 

Each contestant displayed inner and outer beauty 
through their poise and appearance. They all 
carry that beauty with them everyday as they 
walk through the halls of Copiah-Lincoln. 



(Opposite page) Co-Lin's 2009-2010 Most Beautiful Rosa Young. 
(Top) Selectea as 2009-2010 Beauties are from left, Mollie Sims, 
Hannah Hill, Most Beautiful Rosa Young, Mallory Mills, ana Jessi 
HePgepeth. (Left) 2008-2009 Most Beautiful Mary Catherine 
McDonnieal crowns her successor Rosa Young. 
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Amanda Burke; standing from left, Kayla Pendleton, Cameron Alderman, Chastity Sims, Colby Bass, and Meagan Neal. 
PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 




Selected as Favorites on the Natchez Campus are from left, Wendy Cooper, Megan Smith, Diamond Morgan, Joseph 
Jones, and Anastasia Ellison. PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 



Distinctions 




Associate Degree Nursing Instructor Vicki Sutton (second from left) and 
Janet Aguilar (second from right) were selected the 2009-2010 Higher 
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finalist for the 2010 Bellwether Award 
by the University of Florida Institute of 
Higher Education. PHOTO BY Johnny 
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Brenda Smith (right) receives the Eta Omega Chapter of 
Phi Theta Kappa's 2009-2010 Faculty Scholar Award from 
Eta Omega Chapter President Amanda Burke. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis 



Selected to represent the college at the annual 
Lamplighter Conference were Carey Williamson, 
David Higgs and Anita Cliburn, all of the Wesson 
Campus; Janay Perkins and John Hoggatt, both of 
the Natchez Campus (not pictured). 




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Co-Lin Vice President of Instructional Services Dr. Jane Hulon (left) and Executive 
Director of the Mississippi Humanities Council Dr. Barbara Carpenter (right) 
congratulate humanities instructor Nicole Donald as Co-Lin's 2009 Humanities 
Instructor of the Year. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




One will agree that 
Copiah-Lincoln 
Community College 
has something to offer 
to everyone. 

When students choose 
to get involved in the 
various activities the 
possibilities here are 
endless. To students at 
Co-Lin this campus 
will always be a 
remembrance of great 
times, new found 
friendships, and a start 
to their future. 



(Opposite page) Night photo of the new gate on the Wesson Campus. PHOTO By 
Cameron Alderman (Above) Kayla Pendleton, Ryan Kennedy, and Bailey Brister on 
the front steps of the Administration Building. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



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(Top) The Wolves getting ready for the next play. (Middle right) The Colettes march in the homecoming parade. 

PHOTOS BY Cameron Alderman (Middle left) Royavery Barnes, Amelia Furr and Bryce Smith are ready to support the 

Wolfpack. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (APove) Students having fun at the homecoming dance. (Above right) Joseph 

McKay, Keith Tardibuono, and Hayden Schaub show their school spirit. PHOTOS BY Cameron Alderman 






By: Rachel Hayman 

Homecoming was such a wonderful week that 
was filled with numerous activities that all lead 
up to an exciting game. The students, faculty, 
and staff did a superb job in participating in the 
festivities. The students really enjoyed the dance 
and the decorations made by the student 
government. The parade was the highlight of the 
week along with the pep rally. At the rally the 
band, the Colettes, and the cheerleaders all 
preformed to show support for the Wolfpack 
Football Team. This year the Wolves played 
against Pearl River and won 42- 25. 




Clop left) Mary Catherine McDonnieal playing 
the role as Dorothy in the pep rally skit. (Top 
right) The footPall team march in the 
homecoming parade. (Left) The homecoming 
court riding in the first annual parade. PHOTOS 
BY Cameron Alderman (APove) Rachel Hayman 
and Bryce Smith at the tailgate party. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis (Below) Campus police leading in 
the parade. PHOTO BY Cameron Alderman 








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By: Mark LaFrancis 

During the months of November and 
December, the Natchez Campus sponsored 
several programs and events to salute 
veterans and soldiers. 

On Nov. 7, the American Flag Retirement 
Ceremony was held in conjunction with local 
veterans and Scouting organizations. More 
than 100 worn flags were burned in 
ceremonial fashion as prescribed by the U.S. 
Flag Code. 

"It was a wonderful ceremony," said Ricky 
Warren, Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 
168, one of the organizations participating. 
"The America Flag was highly respected that 
day, and treated in the proper way. Co-Lin 
deserves credit for sponsoring the program; 
and it was good to see so many young 
people attending and participating." 

On Nov. 11, Co-Lin hosted the Community 
Veterans Day Program in the W. L. Nelson 
Multi-Purpose Room. More than 180 attended 
from around the community and the campus. 

Busby was director of the program; 
representatives of the Junior Reserve Officer 
Training Corps at Natchez High School made 
up the Color Guard; the Pledge of Allegiance 
was led by Sgt. 1st Class Dandridge L. 
Brooks Sr. of the Mississippi Army National 
Guard. 

Speakers included Natchez Mayor Jake 
Middleton and Army Capt. Meckard Deon 
Carter of the Mississippi Army National 
Guard. Co-Lin instructor Linda Davis, led 
students in singing "God Bless 
America." They were Sharla 
Cameron, Amber Smith, Raven 
Wright, Marlisha Brinkley, Takita 
Scott, Regina Murphy (a veteran), 
Tahyna Nations and Marquita 
Young. 

On Dec. 7, Co-Lin mailed 19 boxes 
containing more than 3,000 items 
and more than 1,000 Christmas 
cards to soldiers from this area 
stationed in Iraq. 

On Dec. 30, Co-Lin delivered eight 
boxes of items and more than 400 
holiday cards to the G. V. "Sonny" 
Montgomery Veterans Medical 
Center in Jackson. 





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PHOTOS BY Mark LaFrancis 




"Being in the military for 36 years, I was feeling 
saddened and delighted because I dedicated my life 
to our country; this program was wonderfully set. " 

- Army veteran Joseph Conrad 



"Honor is what I feel when I am in a room filled with 
our country's veterans. I really enjoyed the program, 
considering I'll serve our country one day, also. " 

- Kendrick Walker, a JROTC member 




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By: Mark LaFrancis 

Take goblins and ghouls, spielers and skeletons, mix in 
meatballs and gumbo, cookies and pie, stir in music and 
laughter and you have the perfect recipe for success. 
Oh, yes, there's that competition, too, for the titles of 
best food and best display. 

That's what happened during the annual Taste of Co-Lin 
recently at Copiah-Lincoln Community College's Natchez 
campus. 

The event is a fun fund-raiser pitting clubs and 
organizations in competition to create the best food 
items and decorate their food booths. This year's theme 
was Monster Bash, so Halloween costumes, food and 
decorations were in abundance. 



"It was great to see everyone having such a 
wonderful time! Definitely, the best Taste of 
Co-Lin yet!" said Nancy McFarland, academic 
counselor and advisor to Trailblazers, the lead 
sponsoring club. 

Vice President Teresa Busby said, "It is great 
to see clubs on campus support each other 
and the number of clubs who participated this 
year was impressive. The food, as always, was 
exceptional. Our Trailblazers did a nice job 
putting this event together." 

Trailblazers won The Spectacular Silver 
Spatula Award, while the combined N- 
Sights/Film Club entry won the Taste of Co- 
Lin Trophy. More than 100 people stopped by 
to sample the food, view the booths and vote. 
The revenue will be used for promotional 
purposes for the campus. 

"It is a truly amazing event that draws the 
campus clubs and organizations together for a 
few hours of good natured competition," said 
Vonnie White, a Trailblazers advisor and 
Career and Technical Education counselor. 
"Each year the event grows larger and the 
participants raise the bar higher to include 
better food and more elaborate table 
decorations. I look forward to Taste every 
year. It has become the 'can't miss' event on 
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Minton serve Rachel Lipke-Rice. (Middle) Marcia Thompson, a member of the 

Institute for Learning in Retirement at Co-LIn, is served by Film Club member 

April Temple. (Above) Trailblazers Christopher Peavey and Rachel Lipke-Rice 

enjoy a moment with advisor Nancy McFarland. (Right) Keith Matthews sets 

up one of the decorations for the Delta Epsilon Chi food booth. 

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The voyage begins with the "Pirates of the Colin-bbean" 
in the swashbuckling voyage across the open seas in 
search of all the ill-gotten booty they can muster. 

Soon, they will be somewhat subdued by Larry and his 
pals of Veggie-Tale fame as the "Pirates That Don't Do 
Anything." As they move across the sea, the drumline will 
then be featured in a rousing rendition of "What Do We 
With a Drunken Sailor." 

Finally, when order is restored, no visit to the Caribbean 
could be complete without a touch of Jimmy Buffet. 

As the pirates come back to reality, they begin to 
ponder their checkered pasts with "A Pirates Looks at 40." 



But...beeeeware maties 

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By: Rachel Hayman 

Mytchiko Mckenzie is a freshman student who is 
pursuing an Orientation and Mobility degree. One 
thing you should know about this energetic and self- 
motivated student is she is legally blind. 

She was born four and a half months prematurely and 
only weighed one pound and fourteen ounces, which 
resulted in her retinas not fully developing. This 
condition is called Reteniteus Pigmentesa of 
Prematurity. 



"I'm one of the few people who is not afraid to 

walk in the dark because I don't need a light. 

I have my cane. " 

- Mytchiko McKenzie 



The South Pike graduate chose Co-Lin to test her 
skills to see if she was independent enough to be 
away from her parents. She has daily challenges like 
finding things and recognizing people. She believes 
that Co-Lin and any other situation is all of what one 
makes of it. She had the chance to participate in the 
2009 Trillium Beauty Pageant and walked gracefully 
and confidently across the stage as contestant 
number eight. 

She is a member of the Co-Lin Blue Wave Show 
Band, the Wesley Drama Team, and the Mississippi 
United Methodist Student College Union Movement. 
Her greatest accomplishments include getting the 
highest ACT score of her graduating class and 
making it through this year's football season in the 
band. She is a very talented young lady who plays 
tenor saxophone, alto saxophone, clarinet, and bass 
clarinet. 



(Top left) Mytchiko models 
during the Trillium Beauty 
Pageant. PHOTO BY Johnny 
Smith (Bottom left) Practicing 
at band camp. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis (Left) Mytchiko 
introduces herself to the 
beauty pageant audience. 
PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 



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By: Matthew Gaddy 

Co-Lin is truly the place to be. I decided on Co-Lin 
because of the atmosphere, the smaller classes, and 
the spirit of the school. 

School spirit is the foremost value for me because I 
was the mascot in a spirit-rich program in high school. 
Co-Lin gave me the opportunity to further my mascot 
duties into college because they have an incredibly 
spirited program. 

I absolutely love being the mascot here at Co-Lin. It 
gives me a chance to interact with the fans, children, 
patrons, and the community. We have so many 
activities on and off campus that the cheerleaders and 
I attend. 

Co-Lin is also a place for me to further my education 
and make an easier transition into a four-year college. 
There's no place like home, and there's no place like 
Co-Lin! 




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PHOTOS BY Cameron 
Alderman, Johnny Smith, 
and Natalie Davis 



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(Top) Stevens Hall parking lot is full of activity during move-in 

day. (Above left) Lauren Whittington gets help moving into 

her dorm before school starts. (Above right) Some students 

brought truckloads of items for their dorm rooms. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Amanda Burke 




Every incoming freshman always has a big 
decision to make once they are accepted into 
Co-Lin: to stay in the dorms or not to stay. 
Many decide based on how far away they live 
from the campus, expenses, friendships, 
extracirricular activities, work, and many other 
reasons. 

Some may just want to experience that sudden 
feeling of independence away from their 
parents. Or others think they actually get more 
accomplished while staying on campus. 

The four different girls dorm on the Co-Lin 
Wesson Campus are: Copiah Hall, Lula Stevens 
Hall, Stevens Annex and Josie G. Ellis Hall 
(honors dorms). As for the boys, Co-Lin 
Wesson Campus also offers fours dorms like 
Elzie Hall, Franklin Hall, and Lincoln and 
Lawrence (honor dorms). 

There are always activities going on for dorm 
residents like intramural sports, Spring Fling, 
various dances, and many other things to 
participate in throughout the year. 

Living in the dorms is one of the best 
experiences at Co-Lin. Students often gain new 
friendships and a taste of independence. Co- 
Lin is definitely the place to be. 



(Top) Mary Catherine McDonnieal and Katie Beth 

Case at their fashionable dorm room. PHOTO BY 

Natalie Davis (Middle) Hayden Schaub and Jeremy 

James practicing on their guitars. PHOTO BY Bradley 

Boykin (Above) Casey Geer and Amanda Burke 

doing school work. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




Natchez Literary and Cinema Celebration 

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Laughter could be heard everywhere at the 21st annual Natchez Literary and 
Cinema Celebration, which took place Feb. 25-28, 2010. This year's theme 
was "Humor in the Deep South." 

The Olympic Award-winning conferenced featured four jam-packed days that 
included programs by some of America's most outstanding authors, historians 
and film experts, including James C. Cobb, Thad Cochran, Trudier Harris, 
Mary Donnelly Haskell, Sam Haskell, M. Thomas Inge, Mark LaFrancis, John 
Mayfield, Scott Dixon McDowell, Gerald McRaney, JoAnne Prichard Morris, 
Marshall Ramsey, Clifton Taulbert, Charles Vahlkamp, Sarah McLaurin 
Vahlkamp, Jerry W. Ward Jr., Clyde Ray Webber, Jane Feltus Welch, Diane 
Williams, Charles Reagan Wilson, Gerald Wood and others. 

Also on tap was the screening and discussion of Robert Harling's Steel 
Magnolias and Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful, premiere screening of 
Scott Dixon McDowell's documentary, Horton Foote: Regional Voice, Universal 
Vision, about the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenplay writer and 
the premiere screening of Mark LaFrancis' documentary, Now! That's Funny! 
Jokes, Stories, and Other Musings from the Deep South . 



The Richard Wright Literary Excellence Awards ceremony honored 
the authors Robert S. McElvaine of Millsaps College and Steve 
Yarbrough of Emerson College, Horton Foote Award for Special 
Achievement in Screenwriting ceremony honored the screenplay 
writer and playwright Robert Harling, and the Thad Cochran 
Humanities Achievement Award ceremony honored Jerry W. Ward Jr. 



Also on the program was the play, The Best Little Whorehouse in 
Texas, in cooperation with the Natchez Little Theatre, writing 
workshops for adults and grade school children, book signings and 
other informal times with authors, live music, festive social events in 
two of Natchez's most beautiful mansions, Greenlea and Stanton Hall. 

Sponsors of the NLCC are Copiah-Lincoln Community College, 
Natchez National Historical Park, Mississippi Department of Archives 
and History and Mississippi Public Broadcasting. Co-chairmen are its 
founder, Carolyn Vance Smith, representing Co-Lin; Kathleen Jenkins, 
NNHP; Jim Barnett, MDAH; and Sherry Johnson, MPB. The event is 
partially funded by the Mississippi Humanities Council. 



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By: Natalie Davis 

In its twenty-ninth season, the Copiah-Lincoln Community 
Arts Series featured a variety of exciting season of world 
renowned artists. 

The 2009-2010 Aficionado Series featured concert pianist and 
motivational speaker Leon Bates, the big band sound of 
Simply Sinatra with Steve Lippia, the Ailey II Dance 
Company, and 2009 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist Yeol Eum 
Sun. 

The ever popular Showcase Series featured the Alexander- 
Soares Violin-Piano Duo, concert pianist Petronel Malan, the 
Mississippi Vocal Arts Ensemble, the Mississippi Boychoir, 
the Crossroads Boychoir, and art exhibits by Brookhaven 
native Don Jacobs and Byron Myrick. 



Leon Bates 

Pianist & Motivational Speaker 
September 22, 2009, 7:30 p.m. 

Simply Sinatra 
Steve Lippia, singer 

October 13, 2009, 7:30 p.m. 

Ailey II Dance Company 

February 2, 2010, 7:30 p.m. 

Yeol Eum Son 

2009 Van Cliburn Silver Medalist 
March 23, 2010, 7:30 p.m. 



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October 1 -November 6, 2009 

Alexander-Soares Duo 

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November 10, 2009, 7:30 p.m. 

Byron Myrick Art Exhibit 

January 25 - February 19, 2010 

Petronel Malan 

Pianist 
February 16, 2010, 7:30 p.m. 

Mississippi Vocal Arts 
Ensemble 

March 9, 2010, 7:30 p.m. 

Mississippi Boychoir & 
Crossroads Boychoir 

March 29, 2010, 1:00 p.m. 





(Top) Concert pianist and motivational speaker Leon Bates. 
PHOTO Submitted (Middle) Concert pianist Petronel Malan, 
PHOTO Submitted (Right) Ailey II Dance Company 
PHOTO BY Eduardo Patino, NYC 




CTop right) Alexander-Soares violin-piano duo. PHOTO Submitted (Middle right) The Mississippi 
Vocal Ensemble. PHOTO Submitted (Bottom right) Simply Sinatra featured singer Steve Lippia. 
PHOTO Submitted (Above) Van Cllburn Silver Medalist Yeol Eum Sun. PHOTO BY Stephen 
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Kellie Brady and Daniel Friis posing for a picture on their trip to China. 

PHOTO Submitted 




By: Amanda Burke 

Sophomores Kellie Brady and Daniel Friis had a once in a lifetime opportunity 
during Christmas Break. The two spent their Christmas Holidays on a mission 
trip in China. Through the Baptist Student Union, Kellie and Daniel traveled 
with 175 students from Mississippi and a few students from Boston, 
Massachusetts. The Mississippi Baptist Convention Board was in charge of 
organizing the trip but each student was required to raise funds needed for the 
trip. Not wanting to look suspicious with 175 students going throughout the 
communist China trying to witness to people, the large group split into small 
groups and were sent to different cities of the country. 

Kellie and Daniel say they were blessed to have six other wonderful students in 
their group. The two really enjoyed the "one big happy family" feel they had 
had within their group. The memories they made 
will stay with them for the rest of their lives. 




"If anyone ever asked me if I would 
ever go back, I would tell them "I 
am already halfway there. " 

- Daniel Friis 



"It is really hard to say what my favorite part of China 
was, because I loved it all," exclaims Kellie. 

Kellie and Daniel had the opportunity to worship 
with fellow believers in their house churches, or 
better known as, underground churches. Even though 
they could not understand a word they were saying, 
the pair thought it was such a beautiful sight to see 
the Chinese people giving their all to the Savior. The 
Chinese Christians involved with house churches put 
their lives on the line to worship God and that is a 
beautiful sight in itself. 

They also had the chance to visit with college 
students in an English corner of a bookstore. There 
they tried to communicate with Chinese students. The 
students practiced their English while the missionaries 
tried their hands at speaking Chinese. 

Daniel says that the students loved to watch or play 
basketball. "If they were not playing some kind of 
sport, they were doing some type of school work. Six 
days out of the week they were in school and the 
seventh day was homework day," he explained. 

The two both enjoyed their experience and hope to 
return to China one day. They pray that those who 
may not know Christ, as they or the Chinese do, will 
come to know Jesus. 




(Top) Kellie and Daniel in the snow. (Middle) Kellie standing with the Chinese 
students. (Bottom) Daniel among the students in China. PHOTOS Submitted 




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Clubs and organizations are an intregal part of life 
at Co-Lin. There are over 50 clubs and organizations 
to choose from. From Phi Theta Kappa National 
Honor Society to the Martial Arts Club, to the Film 
Club, there is a something here for you. 

Co-Lin clubs and organizations are dedicated to 
improving and enriching the college and the 
communities we serve. 

Becoming a member of a club or organization at 
Co-Lin provides an opportunity to meet other 
students with the same interests and to work 
together to benefit the college and the community. 



(Top) Amanda Burke and Mary Catherine McDonnieal do a little 
painting on a Puilding in Georgetown, MS. PHOTO BY Erin Smith 
(Top right) Anjernetta Bridges enjoys fellowship at the PBL 
Thanksgiving luncheon. PHOTO BY Michelle Crace (Left) Delta 
Epsilon Chi member Wendy Cooper sports a Goofy hat during the 
club's visit to Disneyland when the club went to international 
competition in CAIifornia.. PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 




(Right) Hannah Britt seen painting during one of PTK's 

various projects. PHOTO BY Erin Smith (Top) Students 

inthe Anatomy and Physiology class loading dog food 

for animals at the Brookhaven Animal Rescue League. 

PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (APove)MemPers of the 

Student Veterans Association at the Verteran's Day 

ceremony at Brookhaven Academy. PHOTO BY Tim Lea 



Co-Lin Clubs & Organizations 



The Wolf Tales 

Ascending from left, Courtney Carter, 

Courtney Warren, Kyla Cangemi 

(editor), Nicole Green, Haley Hall, 

Devon Wood, Adam Garrett, Michael 

McCullough, Jerry Allen, and Trevor 

Pinson. PHOTO BY Mary Warren 




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Presidents Council 



Seated from left, Stephanie McClendoa Amber Norwood, 
Courtney Carter (president), Amanda Burke (vice president), Katie 
Shackelford, Kristin Rushing, CaryAnne Rake; standing from left, Dr. 
Ronnie Nettles, Kelly McLerden, Janet Aguilar, Colby Bass 
(treasurer), Jared Smith, Cameron Alderman, David Clanton, Matt 
Smith. Not pictured are Gregory May, Laney McQuage, and 
Bradley Boykin. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Student Government Association 

From left, Brandon Loving (vice president), Brittney Clark, Rachel 
Hayman, Whitney Clark, Mary Catherine McDonnieal (treasurer), 
Amanda Burke, Sabrina Delaughter, Jessie Armstrong, Casey Greer 
(secretary), Laney McQuage, Cameron Alderman (president), 
Colby Bass. Not pictured are Gregory May, Denisha Green, and 
Katie Stewart. PHOTO BY Deemie Letchworth 





Trillium Staff 

Front row from left, Gregory May, Amanda Burke, Bradley Boykin; 
back row from left, Laney McQuage and Rachel Hayman. Not 
pictured is Natalie Davis (sponsor). PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Trailblazers 

Front row from left, Hanna Taylor, Bradley Boykin (president); 
second row fromt left, Nicole Magee, Kayla Pendleton, Samantha 
Falvey, Meagan Neal; third row from left, Becca Byrd, Hayley Hall, 
Meg Williams, Dawn Gibson; fourth row from left, Marcy Granger, 
Melissa Dyess, Mikki Mitchell; fifth row from left, Laura Lucas, 
Chastity Sims, Talashia Fells; sixth row from left, Erica Farmer, 
KatieLynn Motley, Mary Catherine McDonnieal; seventh row from 
left, Mallory Mills, Hunter Griffith, Courtney Reid; back row from left, 
John Smith, Rachel Hayman, Jason Giangrosso, Alex Hamilton, 
and Josh McCaffrey. Not pictured is Hayley Ervin. PHOTO BY 
Deemie Letchworth 



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Phi Theta Kappa 

Front row from left, Mary Catherine McDonnieal (vice president of 
fellowship), Casey Greer (vice president of scholarship), Amanda Burke 
(president), Colby Bass (MS/LA regional president), Chastity Sims (vice 
president of leadership), Ariel Hunsucker (vice president of service), 
Becca Byrd (vice president); second row from left, Natalie Cabrera, 
Jalisa McGrew, Laura Britt, Morgan Britt, Emily Vaughn, Kayla Pendelton; 
third row from left, Melissa Dyess, Kellie Brady, Jessica Speed, Katie 
Shackelford, Jessica Walley, Mallory Mills, Jessie Armstrong, Brittany 
Martin, Allison Smith; fourth row from left, Brandy Jett, Thomas Silver, 
Daniel Hays, Aaron Walker, Travis Priest, Kendall Logan, Jake Reid, 
Daniel Friis, Jospeh Smith; fifth row from left, Jeremy James, Joseph 
McKay, Lee Screws, Guillermo Chaves, and JaMarkus Haynes. PHOTO 
BY Natalie Davis 




Alpha Omega Science Club 

Members include: Tonya Alexander, Ashley Allgood, Demetria Allen, Marquita 
Bates, Jasmine Blanks, Bradley Boyd, Brady Britt, Laterra Brown, Amanda Burke, Ky 
Burke, Daniel Bush, Steven Capistran, Charles Carradin, Cayla Crosby, Laken 
Crosby, Valerie Crowe, Tasha Dampier, Heather Davis, Chelsey Edwards, Jake 
Errington, Alexa Ethredge, Amanda Evans, John Floyd, kaci Fowler, Jenna Frasier, 
Leighann Frasier, Kayla Furlow, Adam Garrett, Kathryn Gilleou, Morgan Gilmore, 
William Glasgow, Haley Hall, Alex Hamilton, Rishawn Haynes, Matthew Henderson, 
Mary Hill, Erin Hopkins, Kaylon Hudson, Carly Jackson, Sarah Jackson, Jeremy 
James, Tiffany Jones, Tiffany King, Mary LaFrancis, Nick Lambert, Sarah Love, 
Laura Lucas, Ashley Martin, Brittany Martin, Barbara McGowen, Jalisa McGrew, 
Kelcey McLemore, Stephanie McLendon, Amanda Metcalf, Jessie Miller, Mallory 
Mills, Linda Moses, Amanda Mosley, Amy Mueller, Conner Oakes, Adam OMalley, 
Akeem Oquinn, Caitlin Owen, Numrata Patel, Kayla Pendleton, Heather Phillips, 
Nathaniel Pruski, Tyler Reeves, Casey Risher, Holly Roberts, Samantha Roberts, 
Brittney Rufus, Jodie Sartin, Chastity Sims, Kyrsten Smith, Mandi Smith, Jessica 
Speed, Tiffany Speights, Jake Spring, Katrina Stagg, Cadreide Stalling, Chelsea 
Thurman, Betsy Turnage, Elizabeth Viniard, DeeDee Walker, Sarah Walker, Caleb 
Wallace, Kayla, Wallace, Jessica Walley, Cheyenne Ward, Courtney Warren, 
Kelsey Watkins, Adrian Weathersby, Kyle Wester, Kameron Westmoreland, Lauren 
Whittington, Joseph Wiggs, Herbert Williams, Cody Williamson, Emily Winborne. 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




Phi Beta Lambda 



Members include: Cameron Alderman, Bailey Aldridge, Brittany Alford, Jessie 
Armstrong, Desmound Arnold, Rona Barrett, Shadrick Benjamin Jr., Darla Blanchard, 
Candace Blazier, Sarah Bourne, Kellie Brady, Rose Breakfield, Shameka Brooks, 
TreVisha Brown, Major Brown, Maurice Brown, Kayla Cangemi, Stephen Carroll, Allison 
Case, Stephen Catchings, Chicho Chaves, Amber Christa, Whitney Clark, Britney 
Clark, Matthew Clibum, LaShonda Coleman, Shoianda Cook, Ryan Cowart, Darisha 
Crump, Sabrina Cupstid, Tarsha Davis, Raxanne Davis, Teresa Delaughter, Donita 
Dickson, Josh Douglas, Bernice Eley, Alexa Ethredge, Anthony Evans, Lisa Evils, Karen 
Fahner, Felicia Garrett, Margaret Gatlin, Kimberly Gladden, Patrece Goods, Reginald 
Gordon, Marcy Granger, Sidney Haley, Rhanda Hamilton, Terry Henson, Natashia 
Hernandez, Nicole Hooker, Lakeisha Hooker, Ursula Hooks, Damione Hughes Jr„ 
Calizza Jackson, Shnika Jackson, Pamela Jackson, Kristen Johnson, Kellen Johnson, 
Amanda Johnson, Alysha Johnson, Jasmine Keys, Brian Larid, Tedra Lambert, Kayla 
Langham, Allision Lee, Mary Lomax, Joe Love, Janet Machost, Brian Magee, Takhia 
Magee, Brittany MartiaCrystal Mason, Paulette Mathis, Gregory May, Melissa 
Maynard, Erin McCaffrey, Princess McCall, Mary Catherine McDaniei, Ashley 
McGehee, Rachel Mcknight, Stephanie McLendon, Annie L, McPhial, De'Quan 
Menzie, Adarriea Merchant, Chelsey Miller, Patrice Mobley, Katie Maroce, Ira Motley, 
Beth Nations, Jennifer Newell, Jacquine Oatis, Nico Osario, Rachelle Pendergraft, 
Sharhonda Pendelton, Cassandra Pope, Antoinette Reese, Courtney Reid, James 
Revels, Alicia Rhymes, Gustie Rickis, Robin Robbinson, Delmon Robinson, Keaisha Ross, 
Kim Rutland, Idella Sanders, Amber Sbravati, Teresa Scarbough, Lee Screws, Jameka 
Shannon, Paul Short, Sara Smith,Deanna Smith, Kimbra Smith, Kyeshia Smith, 
Quantera Stapleton, Veronica Stapleton, Kimberly Stilley, Angela Stokes, Sheryl Sutton, 
Ivy Tanner, Alicia Terry, London Thames, Courtney Thomas, Mitch Tidweii, Dorian 
Wase, Renee Walker, Patrick Wallace, Sawyer Wallace, Letitia Washington, 
Johnathon White, Scott White, Kristopher Williams, Ryan Williams, Rolanda Wilson. 
PHOTO BY Mike Mclntyre 




Sigma Kappa Delta 

From left, Pam Reid (advisor), Eric Gunnell, Courtney Carter (president), 
Katie Shackleford (secretary), Jessie Armstrong, Becky Grimes (treasurer) 
Dawn Gibson (vice president), and Glenda Silverii (advisor) .PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis 



Wesson Campus 




Student Society of Radiologic Technology First Year 

Front row from left, Amy Dunaway, Kayla Herring, Madalene Laird, 
Brandy Chambers, Devin Brown, Jayme Wainwright, Amber Gibson, 
Kimberly Sims; back row from left, Antonio Maymon, Elizabeth Jones, 
Kasey Miller, Zoe Ratliff, Britton Hinson, Amanda Williams, Robbie 
Nettles, Janel Jergins, Cathy Carlisle, Leanne Douglas, Ainsley White, 
and Karen Herman. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




Student Society of Radiologic Technology Second Year 



Front row from left, Darlene Parker, Lrystn McGeeHee, Ana Stewart, 
CaryAnne Rake. Leah Smith, Callan Dalrymple, Avery Ezell, Beth 
Wallace, Melana Hartzog; back row from left, James Barron, Casey 
Dickerson, Jillian Lally, Robyn Breakfield, Jason Cloud, Alex Davis, Chris 
Givens, Richard Panzica, Csey Royer, Kaali Ford, Leslie Waldrop, and 
Shannon Thompson. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 









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Associate Degree Nursing Freshmen Class 

Front row from left, David Clanton (president), Emily Abbott 
(secretary), Billie Davis (class representative), Naomi Meadows, 
Meagan Thornton, Kari Lambert, Clarissa Leon, Sandra Smith, Jennie 
Owens, Parminder Kour, Savannah Palmorez (treasurer), Renada 
Bogan (historian), Suzie McQuage (vice president); second row from 
left, April Adcox, Lauren Trippe, Ashley Evans, Bridget Dunn, Temeka 
Shaw, Natalie Prather, Liana Bass, Karla Wallace, Jenny Cambell, 
Felecia Mikell, Callie Russell; third row from left, Shellie Vine, Taylor 
Crane, Kylie Wooten, Theresia Walls, Leslie Pendleton, Erin Scott, 
Candice Coates, April Jones, Jessica Robbins, Judi Elkins; fourth row 
from left, Anna Robinson, Hannah Watts, Hannah Hill, Kertina Rawls, 
Latonya Harris, Tonya Walker, Nakita Naquin, Kristen, Baitey; fifth row 
from left, Valerie McDowell, Eric Rowland, Nick Smith, John Turnage, 
Molly Mazer, Tina Spence, Caasey Davis, Brent Hutchinson, and 
Alyson Wallace. PHOTO Submitted 




Associate Degree Nursing Sophomore Class 

Front row from left, Angie McClendon (vice president), Janet Aguilar 
(president), Heidi Moak (class representative), Julie Malone (historian), 
Krystal Shaw (treasurer), DeAnna Collins (secretary); second row from 
left, Ashleigh Anderson, Ebonie Turner, Sarah Fortenberry, Bradi Hearn, 
Jennifer Oberschmidt, Lindy Smith, Erica Stephens, Simran Kaur, 
Jennifer Bates; third row from left, Julianna Schexnaydre, Allison 
Woodall, Samantha Ellison, Tamara Wade, Heidi Jones. Summer 
Langley, Brandi Beeson, Brynna Wallace, Cocetha Belton, Brittany 
Smith; back row from left, Mandy White, Denise Elkins, Leighton Tate, 
Joseph Simmons, Chris Price, Emilye Walker, and Arietta Smith. PHOTO 
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Scholars Bowl Team 

Front row from left, Adam O'Malley, and Gavin Mendus; back row 
from left, Braay Britt, Melissa Hayes, Terrence McKenzie, Amy 
Mueller, Heather Davis, Kayla Wallace, Mary Warren (advisor), and 
Kyrsten Smith. PHOTO Submitted 




Association of Child Care Technology 

Members include: Shaboria Akins, A'Lisa Montgomery, Shinecqua 
Allen, Va'channoncan Myles, Belinaa Anthony, Savannah Peebles, 
Latesia Barlow, Keira Porter, Chiquita Blue, Jill Smith, Nieshia Briages, 
Valerie Tate ,Ramona Coleman, Detrick Winding, Jasmine Dipinto, 
Kasey Barksaale, Denetriotta Dixon, Betty Brown, Farmika Gilmore, 
Erica Caffie, Natassia Gilmore, Lakeshida Catchings, Ashley Haley, 
Jackee Levi, Constance Johnson, Te'Lisa Nelson, Ebony Johnson, 
Kawaya Rogers, Jonesha Jones, Kim Smith, Barbara McCullum, 
Jonesha Sutton, Shiquita Taylor, Jasmine Johnson, Heather 
Westrope, Janice Martin, Pam Hubbard, and Jasmine Briage. 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




Martial Arts Club 

Kneeling from left, Daniel Friis, Anthony Lambert, Naathaniel Lias, 
Kristen Cooper, Crystal Freeman, Luis Afanador, Hannah Britt, 
Brandon, Ainsworth, Matthew Baker; stanaing from left, David 
Higgs (instructer/sponsor), Gavin MenCus, Jean Steinwinder, 
Rebekah Grimes, Velicia AnCerson, Burnell Ramsey III, Phillip 
Steinwinder, Machael King, Doreena Dillion; Not pictured are 
Candace Fitch, Kyle Sterner, Adam Garrett, Nicky Herrington, Luci 
Dillion, Matthew Smith, Joe Smith, Casey Phillips, and Adam 
O'Malley. PHOTO Submitted 




Microcosm 

Seated from left, Heather Case, Courtney Carter, Britney Clark; 
standing from left, Glenda Silverii (advisor), Ashley Allsion, Reilly 
Miller, Britney Ashworth, Jeani Davis, and Robbie Case. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis 



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Medical Laboratory Technology 

Front row from left, Samantha Blair, Samantha Boyd, Crystal Freeman, 
Donnie Busby, Samantha McCardle, Patrice Smith, Laken Crosby; 
second row from left, Mary Shivers (program director), Deanna Martin, 
Amanda Evans, Jasmine Blanks, Karissa Willis, Cadreidre Stallings, 
Tomekaa Charles, Savannah Norman, Ben Ingram, Kelsey Bass, Ashley 
Sykes, Daniel Bacot, Sunny Cain; third row from left, Jessie Johnson, 
Cindy Higgs (instructor), Kristen Cooper, Latonya Lyons, and Nicloe 
Floyd. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Womens Residence Council 

Front row from left, Katelyn White, Hannah Turnage (vice president), 
Kristen Rushing (president), Courtney Carter (secretary), Hidi Scanlan; 
back row from left, Janice Stricklin (advisor), Danielle Singleton, Natalie 
Boyd, Kayla Furlow, Breanna Newborne, and Jean Lea (advisor). 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




Baptist Student Union 



Student Nurses Organization 



Front row from left, Drew Jackson, Jared Smith, Jon McLeod, Savannah 
Peebles; second row from left, Melanie Hays, Brittany Alford, Kim 
Singletary, CaryAnne Rake, Trystan Eshete, Emily Vaughn, Faith Johns; 
third row from left, Amber Gibson, Martin Thornton, Aaron Walker, Jacob 
Thornton, Chance McMinn; fourth row from left, Brandi Vaughn, Thomas 
Silver, Hunter Speeg; Fifth Row from left, Casey McCuilough, Kellie Brady, 
Daniel Hays; back row from left, Daniel Friis, Hayden Schaub, Cass Sellers, 
and Bro. Bruce Brady. PHOTO BY Kellie Brady 



Front Row from left, Heidi Jones (reporter), Natalie Prather (public 
relations), Emily Abbott (public relations), Lindy Smith (president), David 
Clanton (vice president), Angie McLendon (secretary), Jennifer Bates 
(treasurer); second row from left, Bradi Hearn, Janet Aguilar, April Adcox, 
Casey Davis, Jenny Cambell, Bridget Dunn, Julie Malone, Krystal Shaw, 
Jessica Robbins, Jenny Owens; third row from left, Naomi Meadows, 
Ashley Evans, Kari Lambert, Hannah Hill, Sarah Fortenberry, Erin Scott, 
Karla Wallace, Valorie Mcdowell, April Jones, Felicia Mikell, Billie Davis; 
fourth row from left, Cocetha Belton, Callie Russel, Taylor Crane, Shelly 
Vine, Hannah Watts, Anna Robinson, Tina Spence, Summer Langley, Susie 
Mcquage; fifth row from left, Deanna Collins, Chris Price, and Eric 
Rowland. PHOTO Submitted 



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Student Support Services 



Seated from left, Oscar Porter, Ida Deal, Jalesia Jones, Victoria King, Shaunterrio Jackson, Sharon Sewell, Megan Smith, Kyrstal Gregory, Tracey 
Owens, Brandy Owens; standing from left, Valerie Green, Ashley Rossignol, Kimberly Taylor, Kimberly Washington, Tirhonda Redden, Ravonda James, 
Yoshiko Kiner, MaKeisha Young, Octavia Caston, Chakeisha Smith, Kandice Perry, Myshaundrala Brown, Takenya Washington, Keisha Hawkins, 
Wendy Cooper, Jasmine Clark, Kimberly Williams, Lynn Beverly, Latavia Winding, Demika Bolden, Audrey Wilson, Laura Jackson, Terecia Council, and 
Andrea Heffner; back row from left, Nikki Swearengen, Ashley Butler, Lawrence Foley, Vera Harris, Keonnia Williams, Zita Davis, Mary L. Walker, 
Diamond Morgan, Shirley Graham, Jameela Curtis, Jessica Morgan, Jeremy Ross, Latyana Marsaw, Terri Strauder, Daniel Walk, Christina Smith, Jason 
Turner, Jasmine Hampton, Comekia Blackmore, Antonio Kaho, Nycosha Fitzgerald, Anastacia Ellison, Ramell Porter, Brenda Harris, Keith Grinnell, 
Franklin Chatman, Kawana Smith, and Jordan Morrison. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 




Skills USA 

First Row from left, Germaine Good, Prentiss Fells, Tony Johnson, James Flournoy (advisor), Bob Savino 
(advisor), John Hoggatt (advisor), Geoffrey Home (advisor), Paul Delaney, Chester Burchfield, Vincent 
Burchfield, Willie Knowles, and Percy Cameron; Second Row from left, Aaron White, Daniel Walk, Carlos 
Owens, Dennis Carithers, Bryan Nordan, Lawrence Foley, Aaron Ratliff, Brianca Robinson, Richard Felter, 
Jamie Foster, Philip McMorris, Johnathon Weathersby, and Chris June; Third Row from left, Michael 
Green, Sharron Thomas, Chris Cornish, Shawn Davis, Joseph Green, Mitchell Williams, Jason Tipton, 
Willieon Queen, Taveres Letcher, Larry Duck Jr., Dustin Carroll, Carlos Chatman, Jeremy Ross, Willie 
Jackson and Samuel Hopkins. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 




Respiratory Care Practitioner 
Club Sophomores 

Front row from left, Aretha Williams and 
Leslie Campbell; back row from left, 
Beverly Boyd, William J. Hedgepeth, 
and Octavia Vaughn. PHOTO BY G. 
Mark LaFrancis 



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Natchez Campus 



Christian Students Ministries 

Seated from left, Sharon Sewell, Megan 
Freeman, Sandy Hall, Jan Pickle (advisor), 
Alicia Muncy, Leonard Lucas and 
Rachael Lipke-Rice; standing from left, 
Rae Ann Davis, Rebecca Cavin, Alyx 
Atkinson, Brandon Houck, Brandy Hall, 
Sara Beth Fuller, and Anastacia Ellison 
PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 





Film Club 

From left, April Temple, Antoine 
Battiste, Yoshiko Kiner, Timmy 
Beatty, Brian Ensminger, Jordan 
Morrison, Mark LaFrancis (advisor), 
Tiffanie Minton, ana Mark M. 
LaFrancis. PHOTO BY Marquita 
Young 



Delta Epsilon Chi 



Seated from left, Shanadoe "Queen" 
Chatman, Keonnia Williams, Katie Gregory, 
Ida Deal, Victoria King, Jalesia Jones, 
Jericka Carter, and Samantha H. Oliver; 
middle row from left, Melinda Laird 
(advisor), Megan Smith, Elizabeth Stevens, 
Wendy Cooper, Megan Walton, Abigail 
Brown, Crystal Cage, Luvena Williams, and 
Nancy Best (advisor); back row from left, 
Lawrence Foley, Jasison Fountain, Levandia 
Fitzgerald, Solenia Cain, Ashli White, and 
Tamara M. Fitzgerald. PHOTO BY G. Mark 
LaFrancis 




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Natchez Campus 




Mississippi Practical Nurses 
Student Nurses Association 

Front row from left, Sarah Williams, 
Heather Havard, Melody High, Jana 
Claiborne, Celest Buckles, Katrina Lee, 
and Cresa Groce; back row from left, 
Dennis Donald, Henry Foster, Joyce 
Hargrove, Erika Ford, Kendra Stephens, 
Angela King, LaToya S. Miller, and Zavier 
Barnes. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 



NSights/ Yearbook 

From left, April Temple, Kency 
Harford, Yoshiko Kiner, Ashley 
Rossignol, Leonard Lucas, Liz Taylor, 
Mark M. LaFrancis, and Rachel 
Lindsey. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 





National Technical Honor 
Society 

Front row from left, Judy Heard 
(advisor), Rochelle Whitmore, 
Louise Burlison, Belinda lharra. 
Savannah Webb, Audrey Wilson, 
Shanadoe Chatman, Camesha 
Gaylor, Audriana Veal, and Sue 
Savino (advisor); back row from 
left, Tracey Roberts, Takitha Smith, 
Solenia Cain, Sharla Cameron, 
Cheyenne Forman, Wendy 
Cooper, Tahnya Nations, Shelia L. 
Walker, Marilyn Virgis, RoPert 
Anderson, Lavandia Fitzgerald, 
and Marquita Young. PHOTO BY 
G. Mark LaFrancis 



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Natchez Campus 



Phi Beta Lambda 

Front row from left, Amber Smith, Jalesia 
Jones, Jerika Carter, Raven Wright, 
Terecia Council, Audrey Wilson, Kenyatta 
Phipps, Camesha Gaylor, Marlisha 
Brinkley, and Audriana Veal; back row 
from left, Oscar Porter, Shelbeon Trivillion, 
Louise Burlison, Takita Smith, Sharla 
Cameron, Kevin Campbell, Marguita 
Young, and Keonnia Williams. PHOTO BY 
G. Mark LaFrancis 





Presidents Council 

Front Rresident Dr. Ronnie Nettles, 
Director of Student Affairs Brett Brinegar, 
Celeste Buckles, Yoshiko Kiner; back row 
from left, Jamie Eggleston, Solenia Cain, 
Daimond Morgan, Brian Ensminger, Chris 
Peavey, Mark M. LaFrancis, and Richard 
Felter. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 



Phi Theta Kappa 



First row from left, Sherri Stevens, Lisa 
Loftin, Nancy McLemore (advisor), 
Amy McDaniel, Wendy Cooper, and 
Kenneth Taylor (advisor); second row 
from left, Shiela Walker, Kennitra Griffin, 
Sepuitta Griffin, and Tahnya Nations; 
third row from left, Delmer Holton, 
Jamie Eggleston, Marilyn Virgis, 
Jamyka Watkins, and Diamond 
Morgan. PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 




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Natchez Campus 




Respiriatory Care Pracitoner 
Club Freshmen Class 

Front row from left, Peggy Richardson, 
Kristy Andrews, Richaye Curtis, Melissa 
Cillen, Jerri Cullen, Megan Spring, 
Novana Scott, Diane Blanton, and 
Maryann Pritchard; back row from left, 
Jamie Berlesen, Courtney Maples, 
Jenyvette L. Brice, Cheyenne Forman, 
Scott Cameron, and Hayden Moffett. 
PHOTO BY G. Mark LaFrancis 



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Student Government 
Association 

Front Row from left, Nan 
Mcgehee (advisor), Mark M. 
LaFrancis (president), Diamond 
Morgan (vice president), Dr. 
Areola Sullivan (advisor), and Joe 
Swoveland (advisor), and Joe 
Swoveland (advisor); Back Row 
from left, Megan Smith and 
Kimberly Washington (freshman 
representatives), Wendy Cooper 
and Sherri Stevens (sophomore 
representatives) PHOTO BY G. 
Mark LaFrancis 





Trailblazers 

Kneeling from left, Christopher Peavey, 
Victoria King, Rachael Lipke-Rice, Sharron 
Sewell, Crystal Mock, Amber Taylor, 
Antoine Battiste; standing from left, Mark 
M. Francis, Tahyna Nations, Kimberly 
Washington, Jericka Carter, Jalessa Jones, 
Wendy Cooper, Ebony Hill, Megan 
Walton, Oscar Porter, Rachel Lindsey, 
Vonnie White (advisor), and Nancy 
McFarland (advisor). PHOTO BY G. Mark 
LaFrancis 



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Simpson County Center 



Student Government 
Association 

Seated from left, Ben Smith, Jerrica 
Warren, Megan Hansbrough, Ryan 
Kennedy; standing from left, Dr. 
Dewayne Middleton, Sean Kelly, 
Whit Batton, and Dr. John Dickerson. 
PHOTO BY: Natalie Davis 





Phi Theta Kappa 

Seated from left, Kristen Jolly, 
Katrina Shelby, Megan 

Hansbrough, Teri Robinson; 
standing from left, Chert Warren, 
Amanda Layton, Kayla Wiley, 
Fredrick Williams, Ricky 

Shepherd, Ryan Kennedy, Ben 
Smith. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Phi Beta Lambda 

Front row seated from left, Valerie Brock 
(president), Anjernetta Bridges 

(secretary), Chris Thames (reporter), 
Candice Jones (Tteasurer); second row 
seated from left, Amy Fuller, Millie Davis, 
Melissa Lovorn, Roy Purser, Faith 
Jennings, Olivia Harper, Shemeka 
Roberts, Mondae Newsome; back row 
from left, Liz Mackey, Advisor; Melissa 
Barnes, advisor; Ltanya Fortenberry, 
Olivia Blackwell, Jerrell Newsome, Anita 
Breakfield, Lynda Thompson, Sharita 
Herring, Megan Mangum, Aneatra 
McKinley, Michelle Melton, and Jason 
Cooley, advisor. Not pictured are 
Marlakia Keys, co-secretary; Malcom 
King, Ashley Knighten, Lashina Loftin, 
Diana Russell, and Haley Snellgrove, 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 




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Gulf Coast runner. (Top right) Reggie * 
Hunt (6) defelcts the pass from 
Treyvias Alexander of Hinds. PHOTOS 
BY Natalie Davis (Above) Defensive 
back Deguan Menzle was named 
NJCAA Second Team Ail-American. 
PHOTO BY Thomas Wells (Right) 
Running back Tywon Lee (22) drags 
Pearl River's Justin Flowerss across the 
goal line for a touchdown. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis 




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East Mississippi Wesson 13-27 

Mississippi Delta Wesson 34-9 

Jones Ellisville 24-28 

Southwest Wesson 15-3 

Coahoma Clarksdale 16-15 

Miss. Gulf Coast Perkinston 14-38 

Pearl River (HC) Wesson 42-25 

East Central Wesson 27-13 

Hinds Raymond 14-7 



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(Left) Co-Lin's Mike Shaw makes a 
touchdown grab at Coahoma. 
(Below) Return specialist Fred Fuller 
takes off downfield leaving 
Coahoma's Charles Harris in the 
dust. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 




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By: Natalie Davis 

The Wolfpack had a successful 2009 campaign 
finishing with a 6-3 record, 4-2 in the South 
Division and one win away from the playoffs. 

Co-Lin got off to a slow start falling to eventual 
State Champion East Mississippi 27-13. They 
bounced back in Week 2 defeating Mississippi 
Delta 34-9. Quarterback Percy Turner was named 
an Offensive Top Performer of the Week. Turner 
was l4-of-24 for 144 yards and three touchdowns. 
Return specialist Fred Fuller was selected the 
Special Team Top Performer of the week for his 
80-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. 

In Week 3, the Wolfpack traveled to Jones County 
and lost a heartbreaker 28-24. They returned home 
in Week 4 to defeat rival Southwest 15-3. 
Linebacker Ronney Magee was selected as a Top 
Defensive Performer of the Week for his 4 tackles 
and 45-yard fumble return for a touchdown. 

The Wolfpack hit the road traveling north to the 
Delta to spoil Coahoma's homecoming 16-15. 
Then came the match-up with nationally-ranked 
Mississippi Gulf Coast. The game was webcast live 
nationally on the NJCAA website. Co-Lin jumped 
out to an early lead, but Gulf Coast came back to 
take a 38-14 win. 

In Week 7, Co-Lin celebrated homecoming with a 
45-25 win over the Pearl River Wildcats. Running 
back Tywon Lee rushed 29 times for 161 yards 
and 2 touchdowns earning him Top Offensive 
Performer honors. 

Despite heavy rain, the Wolfpack defeated East 
Central 27-13 sparked by a 86-yard kickoff return 

for a touchdown by Fred 
Fuller. This earned Fuller the 
Top Special Team Performer 
of the Week honors. 

In the final game of the 
season, the Wolfpack earned 
a hard-fought 14-7 win over 
the Hinds Eagles. Defensive 
lineman Terrence Coleman 
and defensive back Lionel 
Stokes were selected Top 
Defensive Performers of the 
Week. Coleman accounted 
for 7 tackles, 3 sacks and 1 
forced fumble. Stokes had 15 
tackles. 




(Right) Co-Lin running back 

Justin Rogers fights off the 

tackle of Coahoma's 

Michael Ruffin. (Below) Josh 

Tillman sacks Mississippi Delta 

quarterback Jacob Land, 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 





Cop) Quarterback Percy Turner finds a hole up 
the middle of the East Mississippi Lions. (Left) Lionel 
Stokes (4) and Charles Rancifer (1) deflect the 
pass from Trey Prentiss of Hinds. (Above) Depuan 
Menzie (2) and Carlos Johnson (47) put the hit 
on Dontrelle Sanford (6) of Gulf Coast. 
PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



NJCAA All-Region 23 

Darion Smith (C) 
Tyler Fitzgerald (P) 
Dequan Menzie (DB) 



MAGC Co-Most Valuable 
Defensive Back 

Dequan Menzie (DB) 



MAGC South All-State 
First Team 

Darion Smith (C) 

Tyler Fitzgerald (P) 

Fred Fuller (Returner) 

Donald Langley (DL) 

Jordan Hunt (LB) 
Williams (DB) 



MAGC All-State South 
Second Team 

Bennie Peoples (OL) 
Tywon Lee (RB) 

Jeremy Shaw (WR) 
Ken Adams (DE) 

Lionel Stokes (DB) 



GC All-Star Game 
Bennie Peoples (OL) 

Tywon Lee (RB) 
Lionel Stokes (DB) 

Darion Smith (C) 
Charles Rancifer (DB) 
Ronney Magee (LB) 



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Stand up and 

CHEER 



By: Natalie Davis 

The Wolfpack cheerleaders provide support and inspiration for 
Co-Lin athletic teams, fans and supporters. Many hours of practice 
and conditioning year around go into the preparation for the 
season. 

Tryouts are held each April. Former Co-Lin cheerleaders practice 
with the new cheerleaders in February so they can be prepared 
for tryouts. 

Starting in May, the new squad travels to surrounding counties 

conducting private camps to junior high cheerleaders. Each camp 

lasts three to five days. The 

cheerleaders also hold Lil Wolf Cheer 

Camps for elementary-age students 

during the year. Participants cheer 

during home football and basketball 

games. 



Co-Lin cheerleaders practice at least 
three to four times a week beginning 
in May. They have attended UCA 
cheer camp at the University of 
Alabama the last eight years winning 
numerous awards and trophies. 

Former Co-Lin cheerleaders have 
gone on to cheer at NCAA Division I 
schools including the University of 
Mississippi, Mississippi State, the 
University of Southern Mississippi, 
Southeastern Louisiana University, and 
Delta State University, 



(Top right) Bailey Brlster cheers on the Wolfpack. (Top left) Brittany Moore, Claire Ray, and Meagan Neal lead a cheer, PHOTOS BY Cameron Aldermc 
(Left) Mary Catherine McDonnieal and Rachel Hayman cheer at Meet the Wolves Night, (Above) Caroline Whittlngton, Terry Henson, Rachel Haymar 

Katie Beth Case, and Claire Ray wave at the crowd at the Wesson Christmas Parade, PHOTOS BY Natalie Dav 



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left) Meagan Neal 
Matthew Cliburn at 
the Wesson Christmas 
Parade. (Top right) 
Meagan Neal, Katie 
Motley, Rachel Hayman, 
Mary LaFrancis, Bailey 
Brister and Brittany 
Moore are having a 
good time prior to the 
Jones game in Ellisville. 
(Left) The cheerleaders 
lead the Wolves onto 
the field. 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Co-Lin Cheerleaders front row from left, Brittany Moore, Christian Johnston, Bailey Brister, Bradley Wacker, Mary LaFrancis, Mario Rodriguez, Mary 
Catherine McDonnieal, Nathaniel Lias, Katie Beth Case; back row from left, Matthew Gaddy (mascot), Claire Ray, Jacob Thornton, Meagan Neal, Terry 
Henson, Rachel Hayman, Alex Hamilton, Briana Robinson, Kenneth Johnson, Caroline Whittington, Matthew Cliburn, Katie Motley, Patrick Stevens. Not 
pictured is Haley Winningham (mascot). PHOTO BY Thomas Wells 

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Goin'forthe 

GOAL 



By: Amanda Burke 

The Wolfpack finished the 2009 
season with a 3-13 record. The men 
worked hard for first year head 
coach, Trey Woodham. There was 
much improvement for the Wolfpack 
soccer team from the previous year. 
The team continues to improve with 
each game. They worked hard 
during the off season with rigorous 
training and condtioning sessions. 




(Top) Co-Lin's Jake Errington (20) battles for the ball. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (Above) Members of the 2009 men's soccer [ 

team are seated from left, Hayden Schaub, Tyler Dunn, Nick Lambert, Andrew Rushing, Adam Chance, Zack Breland, 

Jake Errington; middle row from left, Levi Weeks, Tasia Mitchell (student trainer), Kyle Wester, Wesley MacSorley, Chris 

Lowman, Ross Smith, Coach Brian Moore, Keith Tardibuono, Erick Duarte, Jeremy James, Joseph McKay, Jeremy Buckles 

(manager); back row from left, James Knight, Tyler Green, Andrew Sandoz, Joey Sheiton, and Shawn "Wiggles" Woods. 

Not pictured is Head Coach Trey Woodham. PHOTO BY Thomas Wells 




2009 Wolfpack Soccer 


BrillaFC* 


Wesson 


3-6 


East Mississippi 


Scooba 


1-2 


Holmes 


Wesson 


3-2 


Delta State 


Wesson 


2-5 


East Central 


Decatur 


5-1 


Southwest 


Summit 


3-4 


Pearl River 


Wesson 


0-8 


Jones 


Wesson 


0-2 


Holmes 


Ridgeland 


0-6 


Delta State 


Cleveland 


1-3 


East Central 


Wesson 


5-4 OT 


Pearl River 


Poplarville 


L 


Miss. Gulf Coast 


Perkinston 


0-7 


Miss. Gulf Coast 


Wesson 


0-8 


Jones 


Laurel 


4-6 


Southwest 


Wesson 


2-4 



Exhibition 



(Top) Keith Tardibuono (2) battles Benjamin Browning 
of Holmes. (Left) Joseph McKay dribbles down the 
field. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis (Above) Co-Lin's Dallas 
Jackson tries to get the ball from the defender. PHOTO 
BY Glen Weeks. 



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Heart 



By: Amanda Burke 

What can be said about the Lady Wolves Soccer 
team? They worked very hard this season. Members 
of the team were dedicated to training and 
conditioning in the off season in order to prepare 
for their tough schedule this year. These ladies 
were in each and every game, putting forth a 
valliant effort each time they stepped onto the 
field. As Thomas Jefferson once stated, "There is no 
substitute for hard work." The Lady Wolves 
certainly worked hard this season. 

2009 Lady Wolves Soccer 



* Exhibition 





Millsaps College* 


Wesson 


1-4 


East Mississippi 


Scooba 


5-5 


East Central 


Decatur 


4-1 


Southwest 


Summit 


0-3 


Pearl River 


Wesson 


0-3 


Jones County 


Wesson 


0-3 


Judson College* 


Wesson 


0-6 


East Central 


Wesson 


1-2 


Pearl River 


Poplarville 


L 


Miss. Gulf Coast 


Perkinston 


0-4 


Miss. Gulf Coast 


Wesson 


0-9 


Jones 


Laurel 


0-5 


Southwest 


Wesson 


1-2 



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(Top) Sabrina Whatley goes after the ball. (Left) Ariel Patterson heads down the field. PHOTO BY Glen Weeks 

(Above) Members of the Lady Wolves Soccer Team are seated from left, Haley Vaughn, Faith Johns, Britney Cannon 

Terri Hodges, Sabrina Whatley, Ariel Patterson, Heather Phillips, Shannon Thompson, Haley Vaughan; standing frail! 

left, Savannah Peebles (manager), Tasia Mitchell (student trainer), Samantha Roberts, Damien Cliburn, Jaime Bengej 

Lindsey Duckworth, Whitney Reynolds, Coach Brian Moore, Julie McKay, Katie Stewart, Dallas Jackson, Jessicc 

Haynes, Holli Smith, Marlee Hahn, and Jennifer Thornton (manager) , PHOTO BY Thomas WelU 



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Holding 

COURT 



By. Natalie Davis 

The 2009-2010 Wolves were looking to make a return trip 
to the MACJC Championship game. But the Wolves only 
returned two sophomores off last year's team, forwards 
Dwayne Brown and Josh Hart. 

Although the freshmen class was full of talent, the youn£ 
and inexperienced team struggled with the rigorous and 
sometimes brutal South Division schedule. The Wolfpack 
finished the season with a 6-17 overall record and were 4- 
8 in the division. 

Highlighting the season was a sweep of nationally-ranked 
Hinds, a 66-65 win at home and a 79-77 win in Utica. The 
Wolves lost six games by six points or less, which could 
have turned the season around. 

The Wolfpack gained valued experience this season as 
they prepare for the 2010-2011 campaign. 



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(Top left) Blaine Roberts dribbles the ball past Chris Wallace of Hinds. PHOTO BY Jonathon Alford (Right) Marcus 
Hooten gees in for the layup. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (Above) Members of the Wolves are front row seated 
from left, Daryl Davis, DeMario Bell, Cory Catchings, DeMorris Summers, Marcus Hooten, Anthony Evans, Josh 
Hood, Glenn Ford, Jr., standing from left, head coach Dennis Sims, Earl Warren, Josh Hollins, Andrew Johnson, 
Dwayne Brown, Josh Hart, Michael Campbell, Blaine Roberts, and assistant coach Cliff Furr. PHOTO BY Johnny 
Smith 



On a mission 



Lady Wolves finish regular season 23-0 



By: Natalie Davis 

After finishing mnners-up in last year's MACJC State and 
NJCAA Region 23 Tournaments, the Lady Wolves came into 
the 2009-2010 season on a mission, winning the state and 
regional championship. They are one step closer to their goal 
as they finished the 2009-2010 regular season with a perfect 
23-0 record, 12-0 in the division and a South Division 
Championship. It was the college's third perfect regular 
season in school history, all three under head coach Gwyn 
Young. 

The Lady return two starters from last year's season including 
NJCAA Honorable Mention All-American Rachel Vigers and 
NJCAA All-Region 23 and First Team MACJC All-Stater Latoria 
Holder. Other experienced returnees include forward Shareka 
Hunt and guards Rokeiya Adams and Nadia Collins. 

This year's freshmen class includes Kristin Newsome, Naketa 
Roberts, Paige Webster, Brandi Simmons, Ashley Morrison, 
Alicia Kelly, and KeeDarrylon Gallagher. 





(Right) Brandi Simmons (51) and Latoria Holder (21) apply defensive pressure to Lashondra Dunson of Hinds. PHOTO BY 

Jonathan Alford (Below) Members of the 2009-2010 Lady Wolves are seated from left, Jessica Speed (statistician), Allison Boyd, 

Fiere Brown, Nadia Collins, Latoria Holder, Rachel Vigers, Rokeiya Adams, KeeDarrylon Gallagher, Erin Hopkins, Mary Hill 

(statistician); standing from left, head coach Gwyn Young, Kristin Newsome, Naketa Roberts, Paige Webster, Brandi Simmons, 

Ashley Morrison, Shareka Hunt, Alicia Kelly, and assistant coach Cliff Furr. PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 



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2009-2010 Basketball 

Women Men 



Baton Rouge 


Summit, MS 


87-57 


61-68 


Delgado 


Summit, MS 


71-41 


83-74 


Itawamba 


Fulton, MS 


71-43 


65-66 OT 


Mississippi Delta 


Wesson, MS 


78-57 


65-62 


Holmes 


Goodman, MS 


96-67 


62-68 


Northwest 


Wesson, MS 


78-68 


61-75 


Delgado 


New Orleans, LA 


64-49 


74-76 


Mississippi Delta 


Moorhead, MS 


79-61 


55-62 


East Central 


Decatur, MS 


86-66 


77-80 


Southwest 


Wesson, MS 


74-55 


60-67 


Northeast 


Wesson, MS 


81-57 


47-58 


Delgado 


Wesson, MS 


80-52 


73-85 


Holmes 


Wesson, MS 


82-34 


73-84 


Wesson 


Wesson, MS 


85-67 


81-87 


Gulf Coast 


Perkinston, MS 


78-66 


64-66 


Hinds 


Wesson, MS 


66-50 


66-65 


Pearl River 


Poplarville, MS 


91-73 


54-70 


East Central 


Wesson, MS 


72-52 


80-72 


Southwest 


Summit, MS 


78-59 


66-64 


Ellisvile 


Ellisville, MS 


87-72 


79-108 


Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


66-51 


64-78 


Hinds 


Utica, MS 


79-41 


79-77 


Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


75-58 


51-84 



(Top) Brandi Simmons drives past Valerie EuPanks of Southwest. 
(ILeft) Rachel Vigers splits Pearl River defenders Brittany Weathers 
(121) and Courtney Lacoste (24). (APove) Shareka Hunt drives the 
Paseline against Lacoste and Weathers of Pearl River. PHOTOS BY 
Natalie Davis 



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Stepping up 

to the plate 



By: Natalie Davis 

The Wolfpack look to improve in 2010 after finishing 
last season with an overall record of 19-26 and a 
South Division record of 10-14. 

This year's team will be as young as any team in the 
last 17 years. The key to the success in 2010 will be 
how the young players adjust. The entire pitching 
staff will be made up of players that have little or no 
experience at the college level. 

Returning sophomores include catchers Tyler Hue 
and Ryne Tutor, Second Team All-State 
centerfielder/LHP Jeff DeBlieux, outfielder Kendall 
Logan, infielders Cable McMinn, Luke Brumfield and 
Matthew Freeman. Pitcher Brandon Jones will miss 
the 2010 season due to injury. 

A large group of incoming freshmen include catcher 
Zach Williams, catcher/RHP Daniel Jenkins, first 
baseman/RHP Conner Oakes, shortstop Edmund 
Cheatham, shortstop/second baseman Brett Rushing 
shortstop/third baseman Bud Britt, and third 
baseman/RHP Preston Edwards. 
Freshmen outfielders include Seth Avants, Patrick 
Ferguson, Chris Fink, Tyler Reeves, and Jesse Shows. 




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(Top) Tyler Hue tags the Southwest runner out at home. (Above) Jeff DeBlieux slids safely into third. PHOTOS BY Natalie Dav 



New faces on the pitching staff include right hand 
pitchers Jesse Shows, Marshun Hall, Andrew Lee 
(Northwest Rankin), Mitch Tidwell, Drew Weaver, 
and left hand pitcher Ryan Kennedy. Redshirt left 
hand pitcher Ben McDowell will be available for 
duty this season. 

Coach Keith Case returns for his 18th season for the 
Wolfpack. Bryan Nobile returns for his sixth season 
as assistant coach. Justin Brewer joins the coaching 
staff this season as an assistant. Serving as a student 
assistants are Brandon Jones and Steven Capistran. 




Cop left) Mitch Tldwelll delivers the pitch. (Top right) Ryne Tutor prepares to bunt. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis (Above) Members of the 201 
Wolfpack baseball team are seated from left, Chris Fink, Brandon Jones, Tyler Hue, Jesse Shows, Andrew Lee, Mitch Tidwell, Luke Brumfield, 
Edmund Cheatam, Seth Avants, Ryne Tutor, Zach Williams ; kneeling froml left. Matt McClain (head athletic trainer), John Floyd (student 
trainer), Derek Sanders, Bud Britt, Patrick Ferguson, Ben McDowell, Brett Rushing, Daniel Jenkins, Matthew Freeman, Drew Weaver, Chris 
King ; standing from left, Jeff DeBlleux, Connor Oakes, Kendall Logan, Taylor Ort, Marshun Hall, Ryan Kennedy, Tyler Reeves, Cable 
McMinn, Preston Edwards, Assistant Coach Bryan Nobile, Assistant Coach Justin Brewer, Head Coach Keith Case. PHOTO BY Johnny Smith 



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2010 Baseball Schedule 



East Mississippi 


Scooba, MS 


Baton Rouge 


Wesson, MS 


Southeastern Iowa 


Wesson,MS 


Mississippi Delta 


Wesson, MS 


Coahoma 


Wesson, MS 


LSU-Eunice 


Eunice, LA 


Mississippi Delta 


Moorhead, MS 


Hibbing (MN) 


Wesson, MS 


Baton Rouge 


Baton Rouge, LA 


Rend Lake (IL) 


Wesson, MS 


Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


St. Charles (MO) 


Wesson, MS 


Coahoma 


Clarksdale, MS 


Jones County 


Jackson, MS 


Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


Hinds 


Raymond, MS 


East Central 


Summit, MS 


Southwest 


Poplarville, MS 


Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


LSU-Eunice 


Wesson, MS 


Jones County 


Perkinston, MS 


Hinds 


Wesson, MS 


East Central 


Decatur, MS 


Southwest 


Wesson, MS 


State Tournament Series 


TBA 


State Tournament 


TBA 


Region 23 Tournament 


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By: Natalie Davis 

The Diamond Dolls are an integral part of the Co- 
Lin Baseball Program. These hard working young 
ladies work in various areas of the program. They 
are the friendly faces that will greet you at the gate 
at all Wolfpack home games at Sullivan Field. Home 
games will also find the Diamond Dolls working in 
the concession stand on the third base side of the 
stadium. Away from the field the Diamond Dolls 
serve as hostesses to recruits on campus. They give 
campus tours and entertain them in the dining 
facilities. The Diamond Dolls spend quality time in 
making the Co-Lin Baseball Program successful. 



(Top) Amanda Burke works the gate at the Wolfpack game. PHOTO BY 
Laney McQuage (Middle) Diamond Dolls for the 2010 season are front 
row from left, Carrington Clement, Kayla Wallace, Meagan Neai, 
Laken Crosby, Amber Gibson, Leslie Guyton, Amber Norwood, Haley 
Shedd, Caitlin Freeman, Whitney Jackson, Casey Greer, Amanda 
Burke; back row from left, Katie Morace, Mary LaFrancis, Bailey Sumrall, 
Lauryn Gann, Dawn Gibson, Laura Lucas, Katie Lynn Motley, Sarah 
Johnson, Talashia Fells, Becca Byrd, Nikki Gregory, Brianna Robinson, 
Danielle Buckley. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (Above) Haley Shedd, Kayla 
Wallace and Dawn Gibson are ready to assist at the concession stand. 



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By: Natalie Davis 

The 2010 season brings another year of high expectations for the 
Lady Wolves. The 2009 squad won the difficult South Division title 
and their third MACJC State Tournament Championship in the last 
four years. Five starters were lost from the 2009 team that finished 
the season ranked No. 9 in the NJCAA National Polls. This marked 
seven straight years that the Lady Wolves were ranked in the 
NJCAA's Top 10. 

Returning sophomores who made key contributions are NJCAA 
Second Team Ail-American center fielder Monea Cameron, NJCAA 
All-Region shortstop Daniele Wilson, MACJC Second Team All- 
State pitcher/second baseman Terri Hodges and MACJC Second 
Team All-State third baseman. Holli Smith. 

Cameron set school records for homeruns (10) and runs scored 
(41). In addition, she led the team in batting average .412 and 
slugging percentage of .748. Wilson lead the team in RBIs with 49, 
while setting school records for doubles (16) and walks (29). 
Wilson carried a hefty .403 batting average, hitting 8 homeruns. 

Sophomores who look to make contributions this year are 
catcher/first baseman Katie Stewart and utility player Dee-Dee 
Walker. These sophomores were instrumental in our success last 
season and look to continue to build on that success in 2010. 

Kent is bringing in a talented group of freshmen. Three freshmen 
out-of-state players highlight the group, pitchers Bethany Pinkston 
and Debra Hamor, and catcher Lakin Lockhart. All three have 
extensive travel ball experience and come from very successful 
high school programs. 

Local area freshmen competing for playing time include 
catcher/utility Haley Sones, utility players Erika Rutland and Casey 
Risher. Rounding out the in-state crop is outfielder Kayla Coleman. 



The sophomores return with a 
sense of confidence having won 
last year's MACJC State 
Tournament, but they are hungry 
for a return trip to the National 
Tournament, The Lady Wolves 
must succeed in division play, in 
the State Tournament and finish in 
the top two in the NJCAA 
Regional/District Tournament. 



(Top) Monea Cameron at the plate. 

(Right) Holli Smith rips a hit, (Far right) 

Shortstop Daniele Wilson looks to turn the 

douPle play, PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 





2010 Softball Schedule 


East Mississippi 


Scooba, MS 


LSU-E 


Eunice, LA 


Holmes 


Goodman, MS 


Shelton State (AL) 


Meridian, MS 


Bevill State (AL) 


Meridian, MS 


Central Alabama 


Meridian, MS 


Snead State (AL) 


Meridian, MS 


Shelton State (AL) 


Meridian, MS 


East Mississippi 


Wesson, MS 


Faulkner State (AL) 


Hattiesburg, MS 


Itawamba 


Hattiesburg, MS 


Heartland (IL) 


Wesson, MS 


Holmes 


Goodman, MS 


Pearl River 


Wesson, MS 


LSU-Eunice 


Wesson, MS 


East Central 


Wesson, MS 


Gulf Coast 


Perkinston, MS 


Jones County 


Wesson, MS 


Southwest 


Wesson, MS 


Hinds 


Raymond, MS 


Pearl River 


Poplarville, MS 


East Central 


Decatur, MS 


Gulf Coast 


Wesson, MS 


Jones County 


Ellisville,MS 


Southwest 


Summit, MS 


Hinds 


Wesson, MS 


MACJC State Tournament 


TBA 


Region XXIII Tournament 


TBA 


NJCAA National Tournament 


Normal, IL 




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(Left) First baseman Katie 
Stewart leaps to make the 
catch for the out. PHOTO BY 
Natalie Davis (Bottom) 
Members of the 201 Lady 
Wolves are front row from 
left, Katie Stewart, Casey 
Risher, Monea Cameron; 
middle row from left, 
assistant coach Duane Burt, 
Terri Hodges, Ariel Patterson, 
Debra Hamor, Erika Rutland, 
Daniele Wilson, Bethany 
Pinkston, Lakin Lockhart, 
head coach Allen Kent; 
back row from left, Ross 
Smith (student trainer), Emily 
Wells (manager), Holli Smith, 
DeeDee Walker, Kayla 
Coleman, Haley Sones, and 
Jasmine Blanks (manager). 
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By: Natalie Davis 

The Lady Wolves will be young and 
inexperienced in 2010. The team will be 
led by Mary Catherine McDonnieal, the 
lone returning sophomore. 

Coach Holli Pepper will be relying on 
newcomers Katie Beth Case, Nicole 
Magee, Meagan Neal, Heather Huff, and 
Rosa Young. 

"We've have several players that have 
been succesful in doubles at the high 
school ranks," said Pepper. They have 
limited experience in singles, but have 
worked hard in the fall in preparation for 
the spring. 




(Top) Mary Catherine McDonnieal concentrates on her return. 
(Above) Katie Beth Case practices her ground stroke. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 





By. Natalie Davis 

The upcoming 2010 season looks very 
promising with the return of the top four 
sophomores. Anchoring the Wolfpack are 
Columbians Nico Osorio and Guillermo 
Chaves, the Wolfpack's No. 1 and No. 2 
players, along with Reed Rodgers (No. 3) and 
Reilly Miller (No. 4). 

"I want to win an individual state title and 
help my team repeat as State Champs, and 
then qualify for the NJCAA National 
Tournament next spring," said Osorio. 

"I would like to add a singles title and repeat 
as a doubles State Champ, in addition to 
helping my team make that trip to Nationals," 
said Chaves. 



According to Mclntyre, Rogers and Miller made tremendous 
progress as players last spring. Both were doubles players in 
high school, but their singles games came up several levels. 
Unlike high school tennis, collegiate players need both singles 
and doubles skills. 

Joining the 2010 team are sophomores Colby Bass John McLeod, 
freshmen Joey Shelton and Levi Weeks. 

Mclntyre is very optomistic about 2010. "With the top four 
players returning, if the new players work hard, we should be 
able to make another run at a State Championship. 



(Top) Guillermo Chaves in action. (Left) Reed Rogers 
smashes a return. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Reilly Miller 




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Joey Shelton 





By: Natalie Davis 

After winning their first MACJC State 
Championship in 2009, the Wolfpack 
looks for a repeat in 2010. 

An experienced group of sophomores 
return to lead the 2010 team. 
Sophomores include Derin Petite, Clay 
Price, Donnie McFarland, Jake Smith, 
and Bradley Boykin. 

A talented group of freshmen are 
expected to make an immeidiate 
contribution. Freshmen include Berry 
Givens, Bennett Ruschewski, Josh 
Nettles, and Ben Goff. 



Coach Ronny Ross looks for big things 
in 2010. 



(Above right) Sophomore Derin Petite 

practices his putting stroke. (Above 

left) Berry Givens hits off the tee. (Right) 

Members of the 201 golf team are 

seated from left, Jake Smith, Clay Price, 

Derin Petite, Josh Nettles; standing from 

left, Berry Givens, Bradley Boykin, 

Donnie McFarland, Ben Goff, Bennett 

Ruschewski, and Coach Ronny Ross. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 




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Co-Lin student-athletes volunteer in the local 
community. This year members of the women's 
soccer team assisted at the Breast Cancer Awareness 
5K run at the Ole Brook Festival in Brookhaven. 

Fifteen members of the Wolfpack football team 
traveled to Bogue Chitto Elementary School to read 
to students as well as talked about the importance of 
getting an education. 

All 10 varsity teams along with the Co-Lin 
cheerleaders and members of the Blue Wave Show 
Band, Colettes and Flag Corp participated in a 
weekly reading program for students in the Co-Lin 
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(Top) Hotlli Smith face paints at the Breast Cancer 
Awareness booth at the Ole Brook Festival. (Middle) 
Members of the Wolfpack football team read to students. 
(Left) DeeDee Walker reads to students at the Co-Lin 
Daycare. (Above) Marshun Hall pictured with Co-Lin 
students. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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(Right) Brenda Smith is 

ready for an emergency 

after attending CERT 

Training. (Below) Dr. Jane 

Huion answers a question 

by Geoffrey Home as 

Meinee Berry, Tonya Bishop; 

and Mike McCalip at new 

employee orientation. 

PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



The people are what make a place 
special. Co-Lin's outstanding reputation 
throughout the state of Mississippi, as 
well as the nation, can be attributed to 
our outstanding and dedicated faculty 
and staff and our bright and talented 
students. It is the people and 
personalities that make Co-Lin 




(Top) Shelley Huskey (left) and Mary Warren prior to a Blue Wave Show Band performance at a football game. PHOTO BY Natalie 
Davis (Above left) Teresa Busby checks out "Wags" the goat while his owner, London Henry, looks on. (Above right) Santa poses 
with Sue Savino. 



Board of Trustees 



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Steve Ammann, Mendenhall 

Steve Amos, Hazlehurst 

Jack Case, Bogue Chitto 

Mary Cleveland, Hazlehurst 

Ricky Clopton, Wesson 

Chris Dunn, Magee 

Lynwood Easterling, Natchez 

Dr. Grady Fleming, Meadville 

Chuck Gilbert, Natchez 

Willie Harrison, Brookhaven 

Tommy Jolly, Monticello 

Melton King, Natchez 

Randall Lofton, Brookhaven 

Dr. Anthony Morris, Natchez 

Thelma Newsome, Natchez 

Rickey Smith, Wesson 

Andrew Spilier, Brookhaven 

Barry Tyson, Meadville 

Joe Welch, Mendenhall 

Johnny Wilson, Crystal Springs 



Not pictured are Terry Brister, Bogue Chitto; Tony Davis, Monticello; John Dickey, Fayette; Johnny Pyles, Crystal Springs 




Cop left) Board Secretary Tommy Sasser, Board President Gene Bates, and Co-Lin President Dr. Ronnie Nettles. (Top right) Board 
Member Melton King looks over materials at a board meeting. (Above) Members of the Board of Trustees listen as Dr. Ronnie Nettles 
gives a report. PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Dr. Ronald E. Nettles 

President 



By: Amanda Burke 

Dr. Ronald E. Nettles, is in his second year as Co- 
Lin's president. Since becoming president, the 
college has seen record enrollment, expansion of 
programs and class offerings, and campus 
beautification. 

Prior to becoming Co-Lin's seventh president, Dr. 
Nettles served as Executive Vice President, a 
position he held since July 2004. He served as 
Director of Community and Economic 
Development on the Wesson Campus (1994-1997) 
and served as Dean of the Natchez Campus (1997- 
2004). Prior to Co-Lin, he held various 
administrative positions at the University of 
Southern Mississippi. 

A native of Jefferson County, Dr. 
Nettles graduated from the University of Southern 
Mississippi with a Bachelor's of Science degree in 
political science and a Master's of Education degree 
in Counseling and Personnel Services. Dr. Nettles 
received his Ph.D. from the University of 
Mississippi in Educational Leadership in 1994. 

Dr. Nettles is a member of numerous professional 
organizations and civic clubs throughout the state. 
These organizations include: the Mississippi 
Community College Academic Deans Association, 
National Council of Instructional Administrators, 
Mississippi Association of Colleges, Wesson Lions 
Club, Wesson Chamber of Commerce, Wesson 
Attendance PTA, Adams County Board of Directors 
of the American Red Cross, Rotary Club of Natchez, 
and Natchez Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Nettles 
has been a youth league soccer, basketball and 
baseball coach as well. 

He received the National Institute for Organizations 
Development (NISOD) Excellence Award (1998), 
Co-Lin's High Performance Award (1999), and was 
a member of Mississippi's Economic Council's 
Leadership Mississippi Class of 1990. 

Dr. Nettles is married to the former Rosie Jones of 
Natchez. They have two children, a daughter, 
Jordan, and a son, Brandon. They are members of 
St. Francis Church in Brookhaven. 




(Above) Co-Lin President Dr. Ronald E. Nettles. (Right) The Nettles Famiy, Jordan, 
Rosie, Brandon, and Ronnie. PHOTOS BY Johnny Smith 



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Vice President of 
Instructional Services 



By: Amanda Burke 

Dr. Jane Hulon is in her second year as the Vice 
President of Instructional Services for the 
college. Her position is district- wide and 
includes supervision of the academic 
instructional programs, all career and technical 
programs, the associate degree nursing program, 
the distance learning program, and the library 
services on the Wesson Campus. 

Dr. Hulon served as the Academic Dean of 
Instruction on the Wesson Campus since 2004. 
She also served as the Director of Planning and 
Research for the college (1999-2002). Before 
returning to Co-Lin, she was Dean of Academics 
at East Mississippi Community College's Golden 
Triangle Campus (2002-2004). Dr. Hulon has 
also held positions at Mississippi State 
University, Mississippi Department of Education, 
and Jones County Junior College. 

She received her Bachelor of Science degree 
and Master of Education in Cirriculum and 
Instruction from the University of Southern 
Mississippi. Dr. Hulon earned her Doctorate 
degree in Higher Education Administration 
from Mississippi State University. 

She has been a member of numerous 
organizations including the Mississippi and 
Junior College Adcademic Officers 
Association and the Mississippi Association 
of Institutional Researchers. 

Dr. Hulon attends Sylvarena Baptist Church 
where she serves on the Church Council, 
teaches the Junior High Sunday School 
class, and is the Children's Activities 
Director. She and her husband, Jim, have 
two sons, Will and Drew. 




(Top) Vice President of Instructional Services Dr. Jane Hulon. (Above) The 
Hulon Family, Drew, Jane, Will and Jim. PHOTOS BY Johnny Smith 



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Teresa Busby 

Vice President 
Natchez Campus 



By: Mark LaFrancis 

Teresa A. Busby has been vice president of the 
Natchez Campus since July 1, 2006. Under her 
leadership, the Natchez Campus has seen growth 
in enrollment and improvements to existing 
facilities. 

Ms. Busby participated in the groundbreaking on 
Oct. 1, 2009, for the health sciences classroom 
building, a much-needed facility on the campus. 
The campus received two significant honors in 
2009- One was being named the Best 
Educational Facility in the Miss-Lou in a reader 
poll of The Natchez Democrat, and the other 
was being selected as the Large Business of the 
Year by the Natchez-Adams County Chamber of 
Commerce. 

Ms. Busby serves on the Board of Directors for 
the Natchez-Adams County Humane Society. She 
also serves on the Board of Directors for the 
Natchez-Adams County Chamber of Commerce, 
where she serves as Education Committee 
Chairperson, and the Board of Directors for the 
Natchez Little Theater. She is a member of the Mississippi 
Community/Junior College Chief Academic Officers 
Association and the Society for Human Resources 
Management, and the Krewe of Fat Mamas. Ms. Busby is 
the proud parent of two sons, John and William. John and 
his wife Ashley live in Georgia with her granddaughter 
Allison Breanna, and grandson Gabriel Carter. William, a 
former Co-Lin student, is attending Mississippi State 
University where he is majoring in Risk Management, 
Financial Planning, and Insurance. 



(Top) Natchez Campus Vice President Teresa BusPy. 
PHOTO BY Tim McCary CPP, T. G. McCary Photography 
(Above) Ms. Busby and her son, William. PHOTO BY 
Mark LaFrancis 



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Dr. John 
Dickerson 

Vice President 
Simpson County Center 



By: Amanda Burke 

As Vice President of the Simpson County 
Center, Dr. John Dickerson has the 
responsibility of overseeing all aspects of 
the Center's operations. This includes 
instructional programs, operation of the 
library, learning center, business office, 
auxiliary services, physical plant, and 
security. He also ensures the delivery of 
student support programs and counseling 
services. 



He has served as Vice President of the 
Simpson County Center since 2007. Dr. 
Dickerson previously served as the 
Senior Associate Director of Admissions 
and Scholarships as Mississippi State 
University. He also held other positions 
at Mississippi State including Director of 
Enrollment Services. Dr. Dickerson was 
also on staff at Mississippi College where 
he held positions such as Associate Dean 
of Students, Associate Director of 
Admissions, Acting Director of 
Recruitment, and Admissions 
Counselor. 

Dr. Dickerson graduated from 
Hinds Community College and 
Mississippi College. He earned his 
Master's degree in Counselor 
Education and Doctorate degree 
in Community College Leadership 
from Mississippi State University. 

He is an active member in several 
organizations on the community 
college level including: the 
Mississippi Community and Junior 
College Academic Officers 
Association and an All-USA 
Guistwhite Academic Team 
Selection Judge for Phi Theta 
Kappa International. 




Dr. Dickerson and his wife, 
Christy, have two children, Tyler 
and Kate. 



(Top) Vice President of the Simpson County Center Dr. John Dickerson. PHOTO 
BY Johnny Smith (Above) The Dickerson Family. PHOTO BY Angie Robinson 



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Dr. Gail Baldwin 

Dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education 



Dr. Phil Broome 

Dean of Administrative Services 




Natalie Davis 

Director of Public Information 



Charlotte Hill 

Executive Director Co-Lin Foundation/Director of 
Alumni Affairs 




Brenda Orr 

Dean of Community Programs 



Brenda Smith 

Dean of Student Services 




Michael Tanner 

Vice President of Business 



Gwyn Young 

Athletic Director/Head Women's Basketball Coach 



Wesson Campus 



(Right) Cheering for the Wolfpack 

from left, Nina Strother, Erin Smith, 

LeaAnn Knight, Beverly Barnes, and 

Phillip Knight. (Below) Chirs Warren 

marches with the Blue Wave Show 

Band during the Wesson Christmas 

Parade, PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 




Susann Altman, Secretary to the Director of Administrative Services 

Donna Bales, Circulation Clerk-Library 

Tonya Bishop, College Recruiter 

Ashley Bonds, English 

Bro. Bruce Brady, Director of the Baptist Student Union 

Jennifer Brister, Secretary to Dining Services 

Margaret Britt, Computer Science 



Dallas Brown, Upward Bound Coordinator 

Dianne Brown, Education and Training Coordinator-WIN Job Center 

Marilyn Brown, Director of The Billy B. Thames Conference Center/ 

Program Coordinator Institute for Learning in Retirement 

Ann Brumfield, Program Coordinator Practical Nursing 

Duane Burt, Biology/Chemistry/Assistant Softball Coach 

Debbie Bush, Chairperson to the Humanities Division 

Mary Ann Canterbury, Director of Associate Degree Nursing 



Amy Case, Developmental Education 

Keith Case, Baseball Coach/Mathematics/Assistant Athletic Director 

Randy Castilaw, Personal Development Specialist 

Regina Cavin, Nursing 

Rob Channel!, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology, and Nutrition 

Ken Chapman, Director of Library Resources 

Joey Chassion, Program Coordinator Construction Equipment 

Operator 

Anita Cliburn, Anatomy and Physiology 

Billie Jean Cook, Secretary to the Tech Prep Coordinator 

Sonya Cowen, Assistant Librarian 

Leigh Ann Creel, Nursing 

Donna Cunningham, Secretary to the Dean of Student Services 

Amy Cupit, Mathematics 

Deborah Daniels, Program Coordinator Cosmetology 





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Faculty & Staff 




Glenn Davis, Physical Education/Head Football Coach 

Jenna Dickerson, Secretary Dean of Career, Technical & Workforce 

Education 

Stacy Dixon, Nursing (RN) 

Toni Dobbins, Workforce Data Entry Clerk 

Tasha Douglas, Secretary Dean of Career, Technical & Workforce 

Education 

Louis Dugas, Workforce Center Director 

Dr. Stephanie Duguid, Chairperson HPR Division 



Dwayne Dunn, Technology Specialist 

Danny Dykes, Director of Information Systems 

Pam Earls, Nursing (RN) 

Leigh Easterling, Business and Office Technology 

Dr. Cathy Ellett, Director of Institutional Planning & Research 

Carol Ford, Chairperson of the Mathematics Division 



Barbara Jo Foster, Nursing (RN) 

Sheila Furlow, Secretary to the Director of Associate Degree Nursing 

Angela Furr, Associate Director of Alumni Affairs 

Cliff Furr, Assistant Basketball Coach/English 

Angela Garrett, Program Co-Coordinator Business & Office Technology 

Karen Gaudet, Upward Bound Director 

Julie Gaudin, Clinical Coordinator Medical Radiologic Technology 



Kim Gordon, Nursing (RN) 

Calvin Green, Recreation Hall Supervisor/Assistant Football Coach 

Susan Hall, Upward Bound Secretary 

Brad Hamilton, Mathematics 

Charles Hart, Business 

Jim Hart, Workforce Development Coordinator 

Wanda Hart, Business and Office Technology 




(Left) Members of the Co-Lin faculty 
and staff along with the Co-Lin 
Cheerleaders support Dr. Phil 
Broome as he selected the 
Brookhaven Animal Resuce 
League's Celebrity Waiter of the 
Year at Rusty's Restaurant in 
Brookhaven. (Above) David Higgs 
waits to get dunked. PHOTOS BY 
Natalie Davis. 



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Wesson Campus 



(Right) Angela Smith, Shelley Huskey 

and Celeste Williamson enjoy the 

Christmas CLFSA Luncheon. (Below) 

Sonya Cowen is festively dressed for 

the CLFSA Luncheon. PHOTOS BY 

Natalie Davis 




Pam Hatten, Secretary to Student Services 

Bill Hemingway, Volunteer Football Coach/Dorm Supervisor 

Craig Hennington, Mathematics 

Cindy Higgs, Medical Laboratory Technology 

David Higgs, History 

Charlotte Hill, Executive Director fo the Copiah-Lincoln 

Foundation/Director of Alunni Affairs 

Jody Hoff, Program Coordinator Food Production and Management 

Technology 



Shelika Hooker, Secretary to the Workforce Development Center 

Ruth Hooks, Learning Center Clerical Aide/Receptionist (PT) 

Amye Howell, Chairperson of Developmental Eduaction 

Shelley Huskey, Organic and General Chemistry/Colette Director 

Bruce Irvin, Program CoordinaotorWelding 

Rhonda Ishee, GED Examiner 

Bo Johnson, Machine Shop Technology 

Brad Johnson, Chaiperson to the Fine Arts Division/Choral 

Activities/Studio Voice/Music Appreciation/Conducting 

Dr. Suzanne Johnson, Program Co-Coordinator Business & Office 

Technology 

Tabitha Johnson, District GED Records Manager 

Beverly Jones, Program Coordinator Cosmetology 

Daryl Jordan, Director of Physical Plant 

Allen Kent, Director of Housing/Softball Coach 

Shirley Knapp, Work-Based Learning Coordinator 

Lea Ann Knight, Director of Counseling and Recruitment 

Melissa Kyzar, Child Caregiver 

Sally Lampton, Nursing 

Gay lanham, Student Records Manager 

David Langston, ABE Assessment/Intake Specialist/Trainer 

Dr. Joseph LaRosa, Music 

Jean Lea, Dormitory Hostess 



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Faculty & Staff 




Tim Lea, Assistant Dean of Career-Technical Education 

Kina Leggett, Cashier/Receivable Manager 

Neisha Leggett, Psychology 

Deemie Letchworth, Assistant Director-Financial Aid 

Amy Lewis, Child Development Technology 

Erin Likens, Purchasing Agent 

Dr. Jill Logan, Associate Dean for Instructional Support 



Jackie Martin, Tech Prep Coordinator 

Clarence McDougal, Assistant Football Coach/Dorm Supervisor 

J.P. Mclnnis, Director of Technology 

Mike Mclntyre, Chairperson to the Business Division/Varisty Tennis 

Coach 

Dr. Kevin McKone, Chairperson to the Science Division 

Diana Mezzanneres, Cafeteria-Food Service Director 

Sheryl Montgomery, Assistant Information Systems Director 

Brian Moore, Soccer Coach 

Twyana Morse, Dormitory Hostess/Cheerleading Sponsor 

Terry Munn, Program Coordinator Commercial Truck Driving 

Michael Murray, Program Coordinator Industrial Manufacturing 

Technology 

Courtney Myers, Secretary to the Director of the Foundation and 

Alumni Affairs 

Drew O'Daniel, Assistant Football Coach/HPR Division 

Julia Parker, Director of Distance Learning 



Brenda Parrett, Administrative Assistant to the President 

Evelyn Peavy, Community Programs Coordinator 

Julie Pickering, Child Caregiver 

Jeff Posey, Director of Adult Education 

Rhonda Posey, Computer Information Systems Technology 

Mary Price, Program Coordinator Child Development Technology 

Neal Ravenhorst, Assistant Business Manager 




(left) Dr. Phil Broome is ready for an 
emergency situation. PHOTO BY 
Susann Altman (Above) Erin Smith 
and LeaAnn Knight cheer on the 
Wolfpack. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



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Wesson Campus 



(Right) Cafeteria staff seated from 

seated from left, Lori Benjamin, Ida 

Butler, Kim Rutland, Sharon Gordon, 

Pauline Byther; second row, from 

left, LaSondra Lofton, Jacki Levi, 

Martha Wells, Myrtis Tillman, Diana 

Mezzanares, Marcus Owens, 

Amanda Lloyd; back row from left. 

Dean Bice, Joleanor Gilmore, 

Cassandra Chism, Shirley Williams, 

Mary Johnson, and Anthony Jenkins 

PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



Pam Reid, Speech/Theatre/English 

Denise Riley, Studio Voice/Music Theory/Choral Activities 

Wayne Roberts, Chief of Campus Police 

Carol Robinson, Basic Skills Specialist 

Anna Rogers, Senior Community Service Employment Program 

Coordinator 

Ronny Ross, Director of Golf Operations/Golf Coach 

Ann Runyan, Clerk-Library 

Tricia Russell, Event Coordinator 
Billie Faye Sartin, Program Coordinator Medical Radiologic 

Technology 

Lillie Shannon, Faculty Secretary 

Mary Shivers, Program Director Medical Laboratory Technology 

Dr. Brett Shufelt, History/ Assistant Football Coach 

Glenda Silverii, English 

Dennis Sims, Men's Basketball Coach/Health/P.E. 



Sonya Sims, Career-Tech Education Advisor 

Angela Smith, Anatomy and Physiology 

Briley Smith, Hardware Support Technician 

Don Smith, Program Coordinator Computer Information Systems 

Technology 

Erin Smith, Academic Counselor/Disability Services Coordinator 

Farran Smith, Program Coordinator Diesel Equipment 

Technology 

Janet Smith, Art 

Leslie Smith, Director of Financial Aid 

Wanda Smith, Special Populations Personnel 

Samantha Speeg, Counseling Center/Distance Learning Assistant 

Alvin Starkey, Assistant Chief of Police 

Charlotte Stewart, Upward Bound Advisor/SCSEP Job Developer 

Keith Stovall, Psychology/Sociology 

Janice Stricklin, Dormitory Hostess 



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Faculty and Staff 




Celeste Williamson, Workforce Development Center Training Specialist 

Sonya Wiilson, Nursing ( 

Trey Woodham, Soccer Coach 

Velesta Young, Accounts Payable Manager 




Ray Taylor, Automotive Technology 

Bruce Thomas, Program Coordinator Drafting and Design Technology 

Margaret Thomas, Child Caregiver 

Ramona Thomas, Medical Radiologic Technology 

Bonnie Thompson, Secretary to the Counseling Center 

Brian Turnage, Electronics Technology 

Janel Turnage, Nursing (RN) 

Chris Warren, Director of Curriculum & Assessment/ 

History/Assistant Band Director/Percussion 

Mary Warren, Public Speaking/Communications/Color Guard Director 

Dr. Angela Washington, Biology and Zoology 

Loretta West, ABE Aide 

Sandra Williams, Secretary to the Director of Institutional Planning 

and Research/ Admissions and Records 

Vick Williams, WIA Education & Training Coordinator-Brookhaven 

WIN Job Center 

Carey Williamson, Program Coordinator Electronic Technology 



Adjunct instructors include front row from left, Tobie Lambert, Gloria Jackson, Penny Hartley, Rita Henley, Deanna Culbertson, Janie 
Blakeney, Lisa Storey, Barbie Roberson, Evenlyn Peavy; second row from left, Dr, Jane Hulon, Vice President of Instructional Services; 
Dr, Jill Logan, Associate Dean of Instructional Support; Debbie Bush, Co-Lin Humanities Division Chairperson; Melnee Berry, third row 
from left, Mike Mclntyre, Co-Lin Business Division Chairperson; Danny Harrell, Co-Lin Social Science Division Chairperson; Amy Case, 
Co-Lin English Instructor; Amye Howell, Co-Lin Developmental Division Chairperson; Carol Ford, Co-Lin Mathematics/Computer 
Science Division Chairperson; Sharon Brumfieid, Karon Berry, Rev, Mary Stewart, Renee Cotton, Phyllis Wallace; fourth row from left, 
Krista Russell, Cathy Warren; fifth row from left, Cedric Collins, Randy Castilaw of Co-Lin, Dr. Kevin McKone, Co-Lin Science Division 
Chairperson; Luke Aadison, Richard Baker, and Jackie Martin, Co-Lin Tech Prep Coordinator. PHOTO BY: Natalie Davis 



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Natchez Campus Faculty and Staff 



Members of the adjunct faculty on 

the Natchez Campus are front row 

from left, Ruth Anderson, Anne 

McMullen, Vice President Teresa 

Busby, Sheila King, Danna Rehms- 

Mooney, Kathleen Mackey King; 

second row from left, Dr. Jim 

Franklin, Irma Caldwell, Mike 

Mullins, Ken Beesley, Buddy Wade; 

third row from left, Carolyn Read, 

Patricia Lane Buddy Wyles, Bobby 

Holder; back row from left, Jackie 

Passbach, David Troutman, Layne 

Taylor, Gary Ferguson, and Dr. Ed 

Wright. PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 



Pat Cater, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President 

Rosamond Dees, Secretary to the Vice President 

Rebecca Felton, Admissions Office Secretary 

Arteda Green, Student Accounts Manager/Financial Aid 

Geoffrey Home, Instrumentation Technology 

Arthur L. Jackson, Security 

Joan Jones, Mathematics 



Lolita Kendall, Student Support Services Academic Advisor 

Patricia Knight, Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration Secretary 

Mark LaFrancis, Director of Public Information 

Melinda Laird, Business and Marketing Management Technology 

G wen McCalip, Director of Admissions and Records 

Nancy McFarland, Academic Counselor 

Nancy Mdemore, Library Director 

Randall Newell, Campus Police 

Esther Perryman, WIA Education & Training Coordinator- 

WIN Job Center 

Jan Pickle, English 

Beth Richard, Assistant Librarian 

Frances Schwager, Small Business Development Center 

Faculty Secretary 

Carolyn Vance Smith, Natchez Literary & Cinema Celebration 

Co-Chairman 
Terry Stutzman, Business/Medical Office Technology 




Joe Swoveland, Social Science 

Kenneth Taylor, Accounting, Economics, and Legal Environment of Business 

Jeff Waller, Small Business Development Center Director 

Vonnie White, Career-Technical Education Counselor 

Jessie Mount Wilson, Accounts Payable Manager 



Simpson County Center 
Faculty and Staff 



Robert Allen, Maintenance 
Ann Ball, Learning Center Manager 
Melissa Barnes, Business and Office Technology 
Melnee Berry, Social Science 



Amy Bishop, Mathematics 

Jason Cooley, Business/Computer Science 

Byron Conville, Librarian 

Michelle Crace, English 

Allison Duckworth, Biological Sciences 



Anika Floyd, Admissions Coordinator 

Toby Graves, Social Science 

Bonnie Hawes, Health Care Assistant 

Clara Jaynes, Humanities 

Liz Mackey, Business and Office Technology 



Herman McLeod, Maintenance 

Dr. Dewayne Middleton, Director of Student Services/Instructor 

Missy Orders, Secretary to the Vice President 

Lisa Pearson, Practical Nursing 

Sandra Prestwood, Business Office Manager 

Dr. Rhonda Smith, Humanities 





(Left) Matriculation, from left, Byron 
Conville, Dr. Rhonda Smith, Toby 
Graves and Amy Bishop, provided 
entertainment at the fall faculty 
meetings. (Above) Dr. Dewayne 
Middleton (left) and Dr. John 
Dickerson prepare a PowerPoint 
presentation. 
PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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(Top) Faith Jennings and Michelle Melton. PHOTO BY Michelle Crace (Above) The Blue Guys are ready to cheer for the 

Wolfpack. PHOTO BY Cameron Alderman 




(Top) Asha May, Adurenana Walker 
and Ashley Edwards take a break 
between classes. (Left) Instructor Carol 
Royals assists students in the library. 
PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis (Above) 
Timmy Beatty poses with a red boa 
during the comedy show "Who's Line is 
It Anyway?" PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 



Wesson Campus 



Adams, Jamario 

Adams. Michelle 

Akins, Shaboria 

Albritton, Jennifer 

Alderman, Cameron 

Alexander, Victoria 



Allen, Demetria 
Allen, Donovan 
Allen, George 
Allen, Samantha 
Allen, Shinecqua 
Allen, Stephanie 



Allen, Tomoraa 

Allison, Ashley 

Anderson, Velicia 

Andrews, Brandon 
Andrews, Troy 

Armstrong, Jeromy 



Annstrong, Jessie . 

Arnold, Desmound 

Ashmore, Brianna 

Ashmore, Warren 

Bagley, Lathan 

Baham, Ashley 



Baker, George 
Bales, Joshua 
Banks, Aluarin 
Barker, Abbey 
Barlow, Latesia 
Barnett, Cassandra 



Bass, Chassidy 
Bass, Truvaurda 
Bateman, Justin 
Bates, Marquita 
Bates, Yolanda 
Batiste, Marlon 




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Wesson Campus 




Baylis, Karri 
Beach, Shelby 
Becker, Hannah 
Beckham, Bradley 
Becnel, Carol 
Beeson, Cacey 



Bell, Demario 
Benjamin, Derrick 
Benjamin, Shadrick 
Bennett, Jarred 
Bennett, Shelby 
Benor. Fredrick 



Bergeron, James 
Bergeron, Paul 
Blackwell, Jasmine 
Blackwell, Jennifer 
Blanchard, Darla 
Blanks, Jasmine 



Blazier. Candice 
Blount, Timothy 
Borden. Lauren 
Bourn, John-Paul 
Boyd, Hunter 
Boyd, Kallie 



Boyd, Phemiko 
Boykin, Bradley 
Boyte, Samantha 
Bradley. Erin 
Bradley. Lindsey 
Breakfield, Rose 



Breland. Zachary 
Brent. Ursulan 
Bridges, Thomas 
Britt, Brady 
Britt. Grant 
Brock. Hannah 






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Wesson Campus 



Brooks, Shaniqua 

Brothern, Antionette 

Brothern, Keith 

Brown, Ashey 

Brown, Joshua 

Brown, Justin 



Brown, Kendrell 

Brown, Kuawai 

Brown, Maurice 

Brown, Travis 

Broxson, Shelley 

Brumfield, DelQuana 



Bryant, Darrell 

Buckles, Jeremy 

Buckley, Samantha 

Buie, Richard 

Buie II, Jonahan 

Bulkoski, Tyler 



Bullock, IreYonia 

Bunley, Justin 

Burke, Amanda 

Burke, Ky 

Burnaman, Phyllis 

Burnette, Kayla 



Burns, Cody 

Burns, Valenda 

Burr, Jeffrey 

Burt, Kyle 

Burt, Terrnece 

Butler, Derrick 



Butler, Nikki 

Byrd, Jolisa 

Byrd, Jordan 

Cabrera, Natalie 

Calcote, Anna 

Cameron, Danquell 



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Wesson Campus 




Cameron, Quartrell 
Cameron, Kiccon 
Cangemi, Michael 
Cannon. Britney 
Carr, Brittany 
Carradit, Charles 



Carter, Aria 
Carter, Ashlee 
Carter, Courtney 
Carter, Jasmine 
Case, Allison 
Case, James 



Case, Julie 
Case, Katie Beth 
Case, Vickie 
Case, Yvette 
Catchings, Monica 
Cavalier, Glenda 



Chambers, Kirs 'Tina 
Chance, Adam 
Chase, Lillie 
Chatman, Keshia 
Churchill, London 
Clark, Britney 



Clark, Whitney 
Clark, Jr., Perry 
Clement, Carrington 
Cliburn, Damien 
Cline, Justin 
Cochrane. Adrien 



Coleman. Courtney 
Coleman, Emma 
Coleman. Kayla 
Coleman. Raiven 
Collins, Desiree 
Collins. Kendric 



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Wesson Campus 



Comans, Miriam 

Comfort, Jonathan 

Cook, Ashley 

Cooper, Pebbles 

Corban, Ashlyn 

Cotton, Chavel 



Cotton, Jawanda 

Courtney, Yolanda 

Covington, Olivia 

Cox, Harley 

Craft, John 

Craig, Austin 



Crawford, Barbara 

Crosby, Audie 

Crosby, Brittany 

Crosby, Laken 

Crowe, Valerie 

Crump, Darisha 



Cuevas, Kristi 

Dampier, Tasha 

Daniel, Brittany 

Daniel, Marie 

Daniels, Alicia 

Davidson, James 



Davis, Audrianna 

Davis, Blake 

Davis, Chynna 

Davis, Daryl 

Davis, Heather 

Davis, Ivan 



Davis, Jasmine 

Davis, Julius 

Davis, Lindsey 

Davis, Roxanne 

Davis, Tia 

Dearman, Gabrielle 




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Wesson Campus 




Dee, Bobby 
Deetion. Quindarius 
Delaughter. Sabrina 
Delegal, Matt 
Denson, Clayton 
Devan. Shendra 



Dickey, Britan 
Dickson, Donita 
Different, Drew 
Dillon, DeLeesa 
Dillon, Phillip 
Dipinto, Jasmine 



Dixon, Lillie 
Dodd, Briana 
Dorman, Caleb 
Douglas, Samantha 
Dukes, Stacey 
Dunaway, Anna 



Dunmore, Anyana 
Dunn, Tyler 
Durr, Steven 
Durr, Tessa 
Dykes, Misty 
Efurd, Jordan 



Eley, Kimberly 
Elkins, Rachel 
Ellis, Devin 
Engles, Evan 
Ervin, Eric 
Esters, Michael 



Ethredge. Alexa 
Evans, Leah 
Evans. Robert 
Farmer. Karen 
Fair, Rebecca 
Fair. Thelma 



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Wesson Campus 



Falvey, Samantha 

Farmer, Erica 

Fauver, Brittany 

Fells, Talashia 

Fink, Christopher 

Fitch, Candace 



Fowler, Kaci 

Freeman, Caitlin 

Freeman, Crystal 

Friis, Daniel 

Frost, Dustie 

Fry, Jerry 



Gaddy, Matthew 

Gaines, Jeanette 

Gallagher, Keedarrylon 

Garrett, Felicia 

Gatlin, Gage 

Gentry, Cullen 



Geter, Olivia 
Gibson, Amber 
Gibson, Dawn 

Gibson, Lisa 
Gill, Jefferson 

Gilmore, Lisa 



Gilmore, Morgan 

Givens, Berry 

Givens, Kathy 

Glass, Kewaski 

Godard, Sarah 

Goff, Ben 



Goods, Patrece 

Goodwin, Amos 

Goodwin, DeUnterrio 

Gordon, Reginald 

Graham, Joshua 

Granger, Marcy 




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Wesson Campus 




Grantham, Nicholas 
Gray, Montrell 
Green, Breneski 
Green, Danisha 
Green, Jermond 
Green, Laramie 



Green, Tangynikia 
Greene, Nicole 
Greer, Casey 
Gregory, Lindsay 
Grimes, Misty 
Guess, Jake 



Gunnell, Eric 
Haag, Hayley 
Hall, Danielle 
Hall, Leatrice 
Hall, Shaneka 
Hamilton, Rhanda 



Hannon. Candis 
Harper, Demarias 
Harrington, Natalie 
Harris, De'Onte 
Harris, Latrice 
Hayman, Rachel 



Haynes, Jessica 
Haynes, LaQuisha 
Haynes, Rishawn 
Hays, Melissa 
Head, Josh 
Hedgepeth, Jessi 



Henderson. Briana 
Henderson, Tejerria 
Henderson. Jr.. Desmond 
Henson. Tern- 
Hernandez. Natashia 
Heves, Tyler 



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Wesson Campus 



Hill, Mary 

Hogan, Teri 

Hollingsworth, Jaclyn 

Holloway, Demarrian 

Holmes, Isia 

Holmes II, Neno 



Hooker, Nicole 

Hookes, Lakeisha 

Hooks, Ursula 

Howard, Kelli 

Howard, LeAnna 

Hudson, Meagan 



Huff, Heather 

Huggins, Rachel 

Hughes, Cory 

Hunter, Reshedia 

Hutson, Ashley 

Ivory, Joseph 



Jackson, Calizza 

Jackson, Carly 

Jackson, Dallas 

Jackson, Jordan 

Jackson, Kaedderick 

Jackson, LaKeeta 



Jackson, La Wanda 

Jackson, Melody 

Jackson, Pamela 

Jackson, Sarah 

Jackson, Shastar 

Jackson, Shrika 



Jackson, Whitney 

James, Jasmine 

Jamison, Christina 

Jenkins, Kayla 

Jenkins, Traci 

Johnson, Alzena 




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Wesson Campus 




Johnson, Arionna 
Johnson, Constance 
Johnson, Dominique- 
Johnson, Freddye 
Johnson, Jessica 
Johnson. Shamir 



Johnson, Shana 
Johnson, TJ 
Johnston, Christian 
Joiner, Courtney 
Jones, Bryan 
Jones, Jonisha 



Jones, Kia 
Jones, Kimberley 
Jones, Misha 
Jones, Summar 
Jordan, Chiquita 
Kees, Shauntisia 



Kelley, Jonathon 
Kelley, Joshua 
Kelly. Jarius 
Kelly, Lasedrick 
Killingsworth, Latrish 
King, Chris 



King. Cody 
King, Mia 
King, Michael 
King, Ray 
Klabunde, Kayla 
Lacking, Jomeka 



Lafleur, Tihasca 
LaFrancis. Man- 
Laird, Brian 
Laird. Candace 
Laird, Laina 
Lambert. Curtis 



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Wesson Campus 



Lambert, Gilder 

Lambert, Tedra 

Lang, Cassandra 

Lawrence, Kenshana 

Lea, Megan 

Lee, Allison 



Lee, Blake 

Lee, Kelly 

Lee, Mike 

Lehmann, Caleb 

Lenoir, Sasha 

Lewis, Robert 



Lilly, Cole 

Littles, Mary 

Lockho, LaQuinta 

Lofton, Angela 

Love, Joe 

Love, Sarah 



Loving, Brandon 

Lowery, Kristen 

Lowman, Christopher 

Loyd, Zachary 

Lucas, Laura 

Lyons, Latonya 



Lyons, Sam 

Machost, Christina 

Machost, Rebecca 

Magee, James 

Magee, Julius 

Magee, Takina 



Martin, Ashley 

Martin, Danyell 

Martin, Deanna 

Mason, Crystal 

Mathas, Kacey 

Mathis, Paulette 




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Wesson Campus 




May, Gregory 
McCall, Precious 
McCall, Princess 
McCathy. Marilyn 
McClendon, JoAnna 
McClendon, Troy 



McCloud, Britny 
McCormick, Zach 
McDonald, Adam 
McDonnieal, Mary 
Catherine 
McDuffey, Ashley 
McDuffey, Chasity 



McGee, Fred 
McGehee, Johnathon 
McGehee, Krystn 
McGrew, Jalisa 
McKinnis, Erika 
McKnight, Kenneth 



McLemore, Kelcey 
McLendon, Stephanie 
McNeese, Courtney 
McNulty, Sabrina 
McQuage, Laney 
Meadows, Ben 



Merchant, Adarriea 
Merchant, Randy 
Miller, Cathy 
Miller, Chelsey 
Miller, Jessica 
Mims, Victoria 



Mitchell. Mikki 
Mobley, Patrice 
Monely. Phiesha 
Moore. Chandra 
Moore. Yaronda 
Morace, Katie 



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Wesson Campus 



Morgan, Travis 

Morion, Corey 

Mosley, Amanda 

Motley, Alfierria 

Motley, Katie 

Mott, Danyelle 



Mueller, Amy 
Mullins, Stephen 
Myers, Blaine 
Myers, Marley 
Nations, Ford 
Neal, Meagan 



Nelson, Kim 

Nettles, Joshua 

Newell, Jennifer 

Newson, Eva 

Nichols, James 

Nixon, Stephen 



Norman, Melissa 

Norrells, Jerry 

Norwood, Amber 

O'Neal, Britney 

Oakes, Conner 

Osby, Itoka 



Otis, Damion 

Overton, Tiffany 

Owen, Amanda 

Owen, Caitlin 

Owens, Kayla 

Paden, Tara 



Parker, Ameinia 

Parkman, Brandon 

Parkman, Tawny 

Parkman, Zac 

Paschall, Landon 

Patrick, Kyle 




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Wesson Campus 




Patterson, Ariel 
Payne, Tiffany 
Pearson, Dathan 
Peels, Jefrey 
Pendleton, Kayla 
Perryman, Eboni 



Pettman, Jessica 
Pevey, Laiha 
Phillips, Heather 
Pickering, Chelsea 
Pickett, Dawn 
Pinson, Trevor 



Pippen, Ashley 
Pittman, Alvin 
Pittman, Tiffany 
Poe, Lillian 
Porter, Tammy 
Posey, Clay 



Posey, Mary 
Powell, Bilishia 
Pradillo, Matthew 
Prather, Michael 
Presley, Lynyetta 
Quarley, Tequela 



Raj, Money 
Ratcliff, Nerissa 
Reid, Courtney 
Reid. Jake 
Reid, Morris 
Revels, James 



Reynolds. Kelicia 
Richard, Hayden 
Richardson. Corderia 
Richardson. Jeremie 
Richardson. Samantha 
Rickis, Gustie 



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Wesson Campus 



Riley, Garrett 

Ringe, Ariel 

Risher, Casey 

River, Clint 

Roberts, Blaine 

Roberts, Holly 



Roberts, Kylee 

Roberts, Samantha 

Roberts, Will 

Robertson, Asha 

Robinson, Briana 

Robinson, Robbin 



Robinson, Robbin 

Rockingham, Demeccio 

Rogers, Candace 

Rogers, Robyn 

Ross, Keasha 

Ruschewski, Bennett 



Rushing, Andrew 

Rushing, Jamie 

Rushing, Kristin 

Russell, Clayton 

Russell, Matthew 
Russell, Michael 



Rutland, Erika 
Ryals, Ashley 

Rymer, Cristin 

Sagely, Alicia 

Saksi, Emily 

Sanders, Idella 



Sanders, Keona 

Sanders, Taraneika 

Sandifer, Kerry 'Elle 

Sandoz, Andrew 

Sasser, Blake 

Saucier, Blake 




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Wesson Campus 





Scanlan, Hidi 
Screws, Lee 
Sellers, Darla 
Serrin, John 
Shannon, Excell 
Shannon, Jemeka 


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Shannon, Keara 
Sharp, Bryce 
Shaw, Temeka 
Shelton, Joey 
Shoemaker, Lindsey 
Sills, Joseph 




Sims, Bradley 
Sims, Marcus 
Singletary, Kim 
Singleton, Diane 
Skidmore, Latoya 
Smith, Allison 



Smith, Ashley 
Smith, Caquita 
Smith, Dallas 
Smith, Gaden 
Smith, Holton 
Smith, Jason 



Smith, John 
Smith, Josh 
Smith, Julia 
Smith, Kacy 
Smith, Kelsey 
Smith. Kenneth 



Smith. Kimbra 
Smith. Kyeshia 
Smith. LaDarrylreous 
Smith, Lauren 
Smith. Lea 
Smith, Lucinda 



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Wesson Campus 



Smith, Mandi 

Smith, Marcus 

Smith, Mariyotta 

Smith, Otis 

Smith, Ottis 

Smith, Stephanie 



Smith, Steven 

Smith, Wendy 

Smith, Will 

Solis, Damonica 

Spencer, Jessi Claire 

Sprague, Travis 



Sprouse, Katie 

Stakes, Angela 

Stalling, Cadreidre 

Stamps, Emma 

Stapleton, Aswad 

Stapleton, Quantera 



Starks, Monique 
Steckler, Danielle 
Steinwinder, Jean 

Stephens, Jason 
Sterling, Haley 

Stevens, Patrick 



Stewart, Caleb 

Stroud, Rebecca 

Sullivan, Nadine 

Sutton, Jonesha 

Sutton, Sheryl 

Swearington, Pamela 



Sykes, Hannah 

Tanksley, Cabie 

Tanksley, Tanner 

Tarnabine, Blake 

Tate, Isaac 

Tate, Valerie 




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Wesson Campus 




Taylor, Jennifer 
Temple, Brenda 
Templeton, Jillian 
Terrell, Haley 
Terry, Alicia 
Thadison, Kaycha 



Thibodeaux, Mercedes 
Thomas, Courtney 
Thompson. Chris 
Thompson, Matthew 
Thompson, Michael 
Thornhill, Tera 



Thornton, Anthony 
Tillman, Frederick 
Tillman, Jessica 
Townsend. Jeiland 
Trevillion, Stephanie 
Truitt, Jeremy 



Turnage, Eric 
Turnage, Hannah 
Turnage, Maegan 
Turner, Vinencia 
Turner. Jr., Daniel Lee 
Upton, Joanna 



Vanlandingham. Thomas 
Vaughan, Haley 
Wade. Dorian 
Wade, Tamara 
Walker, Darius 
Walker, Dee Dee 



Walker, Renee 
Walker. Samuel 
Walker. Sarah 
Wall, Chris 
Wallace, Kayla 
Wallace. Lindsev 



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Wesson Campus 



Wallace, Ryan 

Wallace, Tess 

Warren, Courtney 

Warren, Jeanelle 

Washington, Courtney 

Washington, Jasamine 



Washington, Jasmine 

Watkins, Kelsey 

Watson, Latongie 

Weathersby, Adrian 

Webb, Mike 

Weeks, Kelsey 



Weeks, Levi 

Wells, Emily 

Wells, Fredrico 

West, Edward 

Wester, Kyle 

Westmoreland, Kameron 



Weston, Angela 

Whatley, Sabrina 

Wheeler, LaTreshia 

Whitaker, Kyle 

White, Brentley 

White, Christina 



White, Ketelyn 
White, Porschia 
White, Rebecca 
White, Scott 
Whitley, Taylor 
Whittington, Blake 



Whittington, Caroline 

Whittington, Lauren 

Wilks, Patrice 

Williams, Brianna 

Williams, Jamario 

Williams, Jeron 




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Wesson Campus 



Williams, Meg 
Williams, Shaquana 
Wilson, Brandi 
Wilson, Joshua 
Wilson, Joshua 
Wilson, Rolanda 



Wilson, Shana 
Wilson, Trivetra 
Wilson, Wesley 
Winborne, Charlee 
Winding, Detrick 
Windom, Bettye 




Co-Lin softball fans cheer on the Lady Wolves at the MACJC State Softball Tournament, PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



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Natchez Campus 



Ayers. Brandon 

Ayers, Latosha 

Bates, Vasskynee 

Battaste, Antoine 

Blackmore, Conekia 

Brinkley, Monisha 



Brown, Myshcrundrala 

Bryant, Brittany 

Burlison, Louise 

Butler, Ashley 

Butler, Reginald 

Cain, Solenia 



Cameron, Sharla 

Campbell, Viola 

Carter, Jericka 

Cooper, Wendy 

Dai, Valerie 

Davis, Mychael 



Davis, Rae Ann 

Davis, Sharon 

Deal, Ida 

Dunaway, Alex 

Egglerton, Jamie 

Ellison, Anastacia 



Esancil, Terecia 

Fitzgerald, Levandia 

Forey, Jr., Lawrence 

Gassett, Nathanael 

Gaylor, Camesha 

Green, Candance 



Green, Carolyn 

Gregory, Krystal 

Halford, Keney 

Harris, Brenda 

Hill, Lydia 

Holifield, Kimberly 




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Holton, Delmer 
Houck, Brandon 
James, Ravonda 
Johnson, Lucy 
Johnson, Tony Edward 
Jones, Jalesia 



Jones, Mary 
Kaho, Nicole 
Kiner, Yoshila 
Kirk, Ashley 
LaFrancis, Mark 
Lee, Katrina 



Lindsey, Rachel 
Lipke-Rice, Rachael 
Lowe, Tracey 
Lucas, Leonard 
Marsaw, Tatyana 
Meeks, Gray 



Morgan, Diamond 
Morris, Ben 
Morris, Mariana 
Muncey, Alicia 
Munrce, Theresa 
Murray, Bridget 



Nations, Tahnya 
Nettles, Monica 
Norman, Gertrude 
Owens, Brandy 
Peavey, Christopher 
Porter, Oscar 



Prater, Violerte 
Reese. Patricia 
Roberts, Tracy 
Ross, Jeremy 
Rossignol. Ashley 
Rutherford. Amber 



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Scott, Takeea 
Sewell, Sharon 
Smith, Amber 
Smith, Christina 
Smith, Megan 
Smith, Takita 



Steele, Casey 
Stevens, Sherri 
Strauden, Terri 
Struader, Jasmine 
Sumrall, Coby 
Taylor, Amber 



Taylor, Kimberly 

Torrez, Deidra 

Trask, Wilheion 

Turner, Trinicia 

Walk, Daniel 

Walker, Mary 



Walton, Megan 

Ware, Terrance 

Washington, Cynthia 

Washington, Kimberly 

Washington, Takenya 

Watson, Gwendolyn 



William, Jennifer 
Williams, Lanene 
Williams, Shelia 
Williams, Sokoya 
Willis, Kayona 
Young, Marquita 



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Natchez Campus 




(Top) Katie Bailey, Mike Roy, and Sherrl Stevens take a break 
during Relay for Life. (Left) Welding student Bryan Nordan 
prepares a part to be welded. (Above) Students find quiet 
time In the library. 



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Simpson County Center 



Alexander, Kayla 

Amos, Perry 

Anderson, April 

Barnes, Lashon 

Batton, Whit 

Berry, Trenisha 



Black, Shrerell 

Blackwell, Olivia 

Boyd, Jordan 

Boykin, LaMeche 

Bray, Teresa 

Breakfield, Anita 



Bridges, Anjernetta 

Bridges, Marcie 

Brister, Diana 

Brock, Valerie 

Brown, D'Jenaba 

Brown, Grace 



Brown, Jessica 

Bryant, Bayle 

Camper, Alisha 

Camper, Andretti 

Collins, Amanda 

Conner, Kaley 



Craig, Kedric 

Davis, Millie 

Draughn, Demi 

East, Kerri 

Edwards, Ashley 

Evans, Wade 



Feazell, Edell 

Floyd, Renequa 

Flynt, Kimberly 

Fortenberry, Latanya 

Fuller, Amy 

Gardner, Milton 



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Simpson County Center 




Ghelar, Justin 
Gholar. Stephanie 
Graves, Jonathan 
Griffith. Morgan 
Hall, Alicia 
Hall. Samantha 



Hansbrough, Megan 
Harper, Olivia 
Hayes, Maurice 
Hollingsworth, Amber 
Holmes, Annie 
Hooker, Jasmine 



Hubbard, April 
James, Courtney 
James, Tatiyuana 
Jaynes, Anita 
Jensen, Jessica 
Kelly, Sean 



Kennedy, Ryan 
Keys, Marlakia 
Kimp, Cedric 
King, Malcom 
Lamb, Sherwiana 
Lewis, Jan 



Lovorn, Melissa 
Magee, Jr., Erskin 
McDonald, Harvard 
McDonald, Savetra 
McGhee, Jasmine 
Molina, Natasha 



Moore, Lacey 
Morris. Brittany 
Murphy, Kayla 
Nelson. Dasheria 
Newsome, Jerell 
Nixon, James 



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Nixon, Kimberly 

Norwood, Kayla 

Ott, Caleb 

Peacock, Phillip 

Pearce, Tamara 

Perkins, Austin 



Presley, Mary 

Purser, Roy 

Quick, Morgan 

Roberts, Loriann 

Roberts, Shemeka 

Rouser, Kara 



Rush, Melita 

Saynes, Jeannetta 

Sellers, Whitney 

Shell, Tyrinda 

Silverman, Chris 

Skeen, Samantha 



Smith, Antionette 

Smith, Ben 

Smith, Paige 

Stringer, Stacie 

Stubbs, Todd 

Stuckey, Frank 



Sullivan, Shelia 

Swalm. Miranda 

Tatum, Elizabeth 

Tatum, Shantoria 

Thompson, Chris 

Thornton, Maxine 



Toney, Jessica 

Toney, Ter'Ree 

Vinzant, Shirley 

Warren, Amanda 

Warren, Chasity 

Warren, Jennifer 



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Simpson County Center 



Warren, Jerrica 
Watson, Kenya 
White, Marshal 
Williams, Fredrick 
Williamson, Tyler 
Winstead, iMatthew 




(Top left) Students visit with recruiters from four-year colleges 
and universities at the annual college fair. PHOTO BY Michelle 
Crace. (Left) Ashley Wingate, Alicia Hall, Natasha Molina, and 
Chantell Cook take a break between classes. (Above) Jessica 
Hartwig searches for a book in the library. PHOTOS BY Natalie 
Davis 



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By: Amanda Burke 

There are many things happeing 
around the campuses of Copiah- 
Lincoln Community College. This 
year, the college experienced a 
record-breaking enrollment of 3,700 
students, which now makes Co-Lin 
larger than Alcorn State University and 
Mississippi Valley State University. 
There was also record-breaking snow 
falls throughout the state. 

Improvements and additions were 

apparent when students arrived on 

the campuses for the new school 

year. There is always something going 

on at Co-Lin, which is what makes it 

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By: Mark LaFrancis 

Co-Lin Natchez broke ground for a $4.2 
million 25,500-square-foot health science 
classroom building Oct. 1. outside the 
Tom Reed Academic Center. 

"We're really excited about this new 
facility on the Co-Lin Natchez campus," 
said President Ronnie Nettles, praising 
the Adams County Board of Supervisors. 

The financing was secured in 2007, 
when the Adams County Board of 
Supervisors voted to continue an annual 
allocation to Co-Lin Natchez. Moments 
prior to the ceremony, the Co-Lin Board 
of Trustees approved hiring Clark 
Construction Co. of Brookhaven. 
Additional financing will come from a 
$740,000 federal no-interest loan to Co- 
Lin through the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture to purchase equipment and 
educational materials. That loan was 
arranged through the Southwest 
Mississippi Electric Power Association, 
which provides electricity to Co-Lin 
Natchez. 

"For 37 years, the Copiah Lincoln 
Community College Natchez campus has 
provided quality educational 

opportunities and other services to 
Adams County and the surrounding 
area," said Eugene Bates, chairman of 
the Co-Lin Board of Trustees. 

Construction began in late October with 
site preparation. The building could be 
ready by early 2011. 








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(Top) Co-Lin student Latashia Wansley Clark says the opening prayer. (Above) The Co-Lin Board of Trustees and other 
dignitaries ceremoniously break ground for the health science classroom building. PHOTOS BY Mark LaFrancis 






Floyd "Honey" McCalip Pavilion dedicated 





(Top) Gwen McCalip, director of admissions and records, 
presents Eagle Scout candidate James "BuPba" McKinley 
with an Eagle Scout booklet that once belonged to her 
late father-in-law Floyd L. "Honey" McCalip to whom a 
pavilion at the campus was dedicated. PHOTO BY Mark 
LaFrancis (Above) Floyd L "Honey" McCalip Pavilion . 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis 



By: Mark LaFrancis 

Below a blanket of blue sunny skies, family and 
friends gathered in the courtyard to dedicate the 
Floyd L. "Honey" McCalip Pavilion to the late Floyd 
McCalip of Natchez. In addition, the gathering 
celebrated the pavilion's completion by James 
"Bubba" McKinley of Natchez, who undertook the 
project to earn his Eagle Scout badge. 

"When they told me they were going to dedicate 
the pavilion to my father-in-law I was very 
impressed and thrilled ... the whole family was," 
said Gwen McCalip. "It was very touching to us 
and we appreciate this it was hard work. This 
means so much to the McCalip family." 

McCalip also is director of admissions and records 
at Co-Lin Natchez. 

Floyd McCalip was a long-time Boy Scout 
executive and a frequent visitor to Co-Lin Natchez, 
where he frequently was an active participant in 
the Current Issues Discussion Group sessions 
conducted by History instructor James Wiggins, 
who attended the ceremony. 



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Campuses 

receive 

improvements 



By: Natalie Davis 

Landscaping projects on all three campuses 
were completed in 2009. In addition to the 
landscaping, new banners have been 
added on all campuses. The banners were 
designed by staff member Celeste 
Williamson. The Wesson Campus received 
a new iron gate in front of the Ewing 
Administration Building and the Oswalt 
Library. 

Two new portable classrooms were 
purchased for the Simpson County Center. 
One will house a computer lab and the 
other will be used as a science laboratory. 



(Right) The R.S. Parker Academic 
Building on the Simpson County 
Center received some needed 

landscapting. (Below) One fo the 
two portable classrooms at the 

Simpson County Center. PHOTOS 
BY Natalie Davis 





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(Top) Co-Lin President Dr. Ronnie Nettles opens the new iron gate on the 
Wesson Campus. (Left) The college's new banners, designed by Celeste 
Williamson, add color to the campuses (Above) The Gertrude Mutton 
Building was one of the buildings that received needed landscaping. 
PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Natchez Campus named Business of the Year 




Accepting the Natchez Adams Chamber of Commerce Award for Outstanding Large Business of the Year were Teresa 
Busby, vice president, and Dr. Ronnie Nettles, Co-Lin president. They are pictured with Benny Jeansonne, left, chairman of 
the chamber's Board of Directors, and Greg lies, author and keynote speaker at the chamber banquet. PHOTO Courtesy of 
The Natchez Democrat 



By: Mark LaFrancis 

The Natchez Campus was chosen by the Natchez 
Adams County Chamber of Commerce as the Large 
Business of the Year. It was the first time the campus 
has been so honored. 

"Not only has Co-Lin Natchez made a difference in the 
lives of individuals throughout our community it is a 
vital part of the employment and economic base of our 
region," said Debbie Hudson, chamber president and 
chief executive officer. "The members of our 
community touched by Co-Lin Natchez are not only 
better educated but are more able to find successful 
careers. They care for their community, and that 
matters to all of us." 

Dr. Ronnie Nettles, Co-Lin president, and Teresa 
Busby, campus vice president, accepted the award, 
which is kept secret until the announcement. 

In an e-mail to staff, Nettles said, "Congratulations to 
Vice President Teresa Busby, instmctors, and staff at 
the Natchez Campus for being recognized as the Large 
Business of the Year by the Natchez-Adams Chamber 
of Commerce at their annual awards banquet last 
night. This award demonstrates that the business 
community of Natchez appreciates the contributions 



and positive impact of Co-Lin Natchez in the 
community." 

Nettles added, "I appreciate the hard work of 
everyone at the Natchez Campus for their 
dedication and commitment to our students and the 
Natchez community. It was a good evening for our 
college. I heard many positive comments about Co- 
Lin." 

Busby said, "It is such an honor for us to receive 
the Chamber of Commerce Large Business award 
for 2009. We at Co-Lin have always worked to| 
contribute to our community and to have a positive 
impact on the many lives we touch." 

Busby continued. "It is also special to realize that 
others recognize our contribution to the 
community, not just as an educational institution, 
but an employer and school whose employees and 
students take their roles as community partners 
very seriously. The dozens of staff and students 
who helped make this award possible share in our 
honor." 



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Third annual Copiah-Lincoln Lecture Series 



Mississippi Lt. Governor Phil Bryant 



By: Natalie Davis 

Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Phil Bryant was the fall speaker for the 2009- 
2010 Co-Lin Lecture Series. Bryant spoke on "State and Local Governments" on 
September 14, 2009, in Rea Auditorium on the Wesson Campus. 

The former State Auditor was elected Mississippi's Lt. Governor in November 
2007. Lt. Governor Bryant has a long history of fighting for conservative 
beliefs, like lower taxes. Prior to serving as State Auditor, Bryant served five 
years as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives where he was 
Vice Chairman of the Insurance Committee and authored the Capital Gains Tax 
Cut Act of 1994. 

Lt. Governor Bryant's persistence in promoting conservative public policy 
stems from his belief that people, not the government, know best how to 
spend their own money. His consistent views and actions in public service 
helped him earn the 2004 Statesman of the Year award presented by the 
American Family Radio. 




Lt. Governor Phil Bryant 




Tom Noddy, The Bubble Man 



By: Natalie Davis 




The spring speaker was Tom Noddy, the Bubbleman. Noddy performed 
three shows (two shows for over 600 elementary students) on March 1-2, 
at The Thames Center on the Wesson Campus. 

Noddy spent over a decade developing a new kind of performance piece. 
Sitting alone with dime store bubble solution, a childlike sense of wonder 
and an adult sense of humor he brought a new thing into being: Bubble 
Magic. 

After three appearances on America's Tonight Show, Noddy was featured 
on the 'Best of the Year' Tonight Show segment. In his 30-plus year career 
as America's Bubble Guy, he has appeared numerous times on prime 
time, daytime and late night television shows as well as nightclubs and 
universities. 

Noddy's work has been presented to 900 mathematicians at the 
International Congress of Mathematics in Berlin, Germany. He's been the 

featured performer for science centers' Bubble 
Festivals attracting up to 17,000 people in a 
single weekend. 

He is as comfortable performing for pre- 
schoolers as he is when entertaining audiences 
in theaters, nightclub, corporate parties, trade 
shows, or television programs in over 50 
countries. 

Noddy has taken his uniquely warm charm and 
intellectual interest in soap bubbles to audiences 
around the world. The bubbles are truly 
exquisite and his lively humor and engaging 
sense of fun leave his audiences both delighted 
and intrigued. 



Tom Noddy, the Bubbleman PHOTOS Submitted 



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Let it 
SNOW 



By: Natalie Davis 

Snow in Mississippi is an unusual 
occurrence, but two significant snow 
falls in one winter is really out of 
the ordinary. 

A rare historic winter storm 
impacted the state late in the 
evening February 12 and the 
morning of February 13 with Central 
and Southern Mississippi receiving 
the brunt of the heavy snow. This 
winter storm would dump 3-6 
inches of snowfall through Central 
and South Mississippi. 

Two to four inches blanketed the 
campuses on Friday, December 4. 
Students, faculty and staff got a day 
out of school to enjoy the beautiful 
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(Top and left) Snow blanketed all three campuses. TOP 
PHOTO BY Natalie Davis, LEFT PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 

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By: Mark LaFrancis 

Squeals of children filled the lobby of the Tom 
Reed Academic Center on the Natchez Campus. 

Santa Claus had arrived and was ready to hear 
children's wishes for Christmas. Mrs. Claus joined 
him at his side as youngsters - some eagerly and 
others a little warily - disclosed their wish lists. 

Laptops, games, bicycles, and other fun items 
topped many lists. In all about 50 children visited 
with Santa during the first Christmas at Co-Lin 
program, an event spearheaded by Vice President 
Teresa Busby and staff as a gift to the community 
this holiday season. Parents were given free 
photos of their children with Santa and even Mrs. 
Claus. Children received balloons and candy 
canes. Cookies, hot chocolate and cider were 
provided. 

The lobby of the Tom Reed Academic Center was 
transformed into a Christmas wonder land for the 
event by instructor Nancy Best with help from 
staff and students. 




Kaydan Hooper, 3, tells 

Mrs. Claus his Christmas 

wishes while Santa listens. 

(Right) Riley Davidson, 4 

months, is mesmerized by 

her candy cane while 

nestling in Santa's arms. 

PHOTOS BY Mark LaFrancis 




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Science Division hosts DNA Workshop and Robotics Camp 





Co-Lin's Science Division has spent a busy year reaching 
out to the community. The division offered a Robotics and 
Space Exploration Camp for students entering the fifth, 
sixth or seventh grades June 15-19, 2009- 

"We noticed a lack of science camps for this age group and 
felt this would be a good fit for the community," said Dr. 
Kevin McKone, Co-Lin Science Division Chair. "We are very 
excited about hosting this camp." 

Students learned the basics of robotic design and 
programming, build and design a space robot, learn about 
summer constellations and use a robotic telescope. 

The first three days campers met at Smith Hall on Co-Lin's 
Wesson Campus. The last two days they traveled and spent 
the night at French Camp, MS, and viewed the night sky at 
French Camp Academy's Rainwater Observatory and 

Planetarium. The Rainwater Observatory and 
Planetarium is an educational ministry of 
French Camp Academy. The Observatory, 
the largest in the state, has 16 telescopes, a 
planetarium and an extensive astronomy 
library plus other optical instruments. 

The division hosted a DNA Fingerprinting 
and Paternity Testing Workshop for area 
high school instructors on January 20, 2010, 
on the Wesson Campus. 

Kathy McKone from Enterprise High School 
filled in for scheduled guest speaker Dr. 
Mike Yerky of Cornell University. McKone 
has attended Yerky's workshop at Co-Lin 
and at Cornell. 

Workshop participants performed DNA 
fingerprinting and paternity tests which are 
widely used in criminal or legal cases to 
determine identity or parentage. 

Participants have access to a loaner kit that 
includes all the equipment necessary to 
complete these experiments with their 
students in the classroom. 



(Top) Performing tests are from left. 
Dr. Alana Gabler of Southwest 
Mississippi Community College, 
presenter Kathy McKone of 
Enterprise High School, Lyndsey 
Cooper of Brookhaven Academy 
and Shantay Watkins of Rod Page 
Middle School. (Middle) Noah 
McKone and his partner work on 
their robot. (Far left) Co-Lin students 
assisted participants with their 
robots. Brookhaven High School 
instructor performs DNA testing. 
PHOTOS BY Natalie Davis 



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Co-Lin named Military Friendly School 

By: Natalie Davis 

Copiah-Lincoln Community College has been 
named a Military Friendly School as announced 
by G.I. Jobs. Co-Lin was one of four Mississippi 
colleges and universities to receive the 
distinction and the only community college 
selected. 

The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, 
universities and trade schools, which are doing 
the most to embrace America's veterans as 
students. 

"We are very proud of this distinction," said Co- 
Lin President Dr. Ronnie Nettles. "I commend the 
efforts of Tim Lea, our certifying official for 
veteran's affairs and our Office of Admissions for 
their efforts with our veteran students." 

Schools on the list range from state and universities and private colleges to community colleges and trade 
schools. The common bond is their shared priority of recruiting students with military experience. 

The tens of billions of dollars in tuition money, now available with the recent passage of the Post-9/1 1 GI 
Bill, has intensified an already strong desire by colleges to court veterans into their classrooms. 

Schools on the Military Friendly Schools list also offer additional benefits to student veterans such as on- 
campus veterans programs, credit services, military spouse program and more. 

The list was compiled through exhaustive research starting last May during the G.I. Jobs polled more than 
7,000 schools nationwide. Methodology, criteria and weighting for the list were developed with the 
assistance of an Academic Advisory Committee (AAC) consisting of educators and administrators from 
Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Toledo, Duquesne University, Coastline Community College 
and Lincoln Technical Institute. 

Criteria for making the Military Friendly Schools list included efforts to recruit and retain military and 
veteran students, results in recruiting military and veteran students and academic accreditations. 




(Above) Co-Lin student and veteran Stephen Carroll and 

Assistant Dean of Career and Techical Education and Air Force 

veteran Tim Lea salute the flag during the flag retirement 

ceremony on Veteran's Day. PHOTO BY Natalie Davis (Right) Flags 

are installed on the Natchez Campus. PHOTO BY Mark LaFrancis 




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Co-Lin was the perfect start to my college career. I have 
had many opportunities and memorable experiences 
while attending Co-Lin. L was fortunate enough to 
work on the Trillium Staff for the past two years. This 
year's staff has dedicated much of their time and effort 
into creating this hook for students and faculty alike to 
enjoy. Working with each and every person on staff to 
make this book a success has been a wonderful 
experience. Even in the midst of deadlines crunches, 
our staff maintained composure and got the job done. 
Good job guys! We did it! Mrs. Natalie Davis has made 
a large contribution to this book. Without her, things 
certainly would not have gone over so smoothly. 
Thanks Mrs. Natalie! L hope everyone is able to have 
the experiences L have had while attending Co-Lin. Lt is 
"Like No Other. " 
-Amanda Burke, Co-Editor 

/ am so honored to have been apart of this team. They 
have all worked so hard and dedicated so much time 
to this edition of the trillium. I would like to say thanks 
to everyone who played a part in bringing this book 
together. The trillium is not just a book filled with 
photos, rather a book filled with memories. I would like 
to say a special thanks to my co-editor, Amanda 
Burke. Thanks for all your hard work and your time. Lt 
would not have been possible without you. I also would 
like to say a HUGE thanks to our sponsor, Mrs. Natalie 
Davis. I truly believe this is the best edition the school 
has ever seen. 

- Gregory May, Co-Editor 

/ hope you enjoy the first full-color Trillium. I am 
honored to have been part of this historic occasion in 
Co-Lin's history. I am so proud of my staff! Thanks so 
much for having patience with me, I know that it was 
very tedious at times, but we made it! 

- Natalie Davis, Advisor 



The last two years Co-Lin has become my second 
home and family. Time spent here has been an 
enjoyable experience. L have made new life long 
friends. Co-Lin offers a vast of opportunities from 
attending sporting events, plays, productions, and 
Spring Fling week. L have had the honor to serve on 
several clubs and organizations while attending 
school here. The memories of Co Lin will last a life 
time. Thank you to the faculty and staff for the 
foundation that has been laid. Co-Lin in my opinion 
has the best faculty. To future students L will say 
make the most of the opportunities and experiences 
during the time you have here at Copiah -Lincoln 
Community College, get involved and do not miss 
out on anything or any opportunities. 

- Bradley Boykin, Photographer 

I am so honored to be on the Trillium Yearbook Staff, 
and L want to thank the other staff members for their 
hard work and for the guidance they have put forth . 
Thank you Mrs. Natalie Davis for this wonderful 
opportunity you have given me as well. L have seen 
so much work go into this edition, and L hope 
everyone enjoys. 

- Rachel Hayman, Staff Member 

Lt has been an honor to be able to contribute to this 
year's edition of The Trillium. To be part of such a 
dedicated staff is something I'll forever be proud of. 

- Laney McQuage, Staff Member 



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"Like No Other" has been the theme of the 2009-2010 
Trillium. This theme has also been evident throughout 
the year. From all the events and activities going on 
around the campuses of Co-Lin, it certainly has been 
a year "Like No Other." 

The Trillium staff wanted to make this yearbook 
different from past annuals. We worked very hard to 
ensure this book was something worth reading. 

So many things have happened this year and the 
Trillium staff wanted to capture every moment. 

We are very appreciative of you picking up a copy of 
the 2009-2010 Co-Lin Trillium. The staff hopes that 
years from now, you will be able to pick it up, look 
through it, and remember all the memories made at 
Copiah-Lincoln Community College this year. 

Some thanks are in order for making this edition of 
the Trillium possible. First of all, the staff wants to 
thank Dr. Ronnie Nettles for all of his support. The 
staff also owes a huge thank you to Mrs. Natalie 
Davis, our advisor. She really worked hard to make 
sure we were doing our job so the Trillium would be 
"Like No Other." 

Thanks again and we hope you have enjoyed the year 
and reading the Trillium! 

Sincerely, 

Amanda Burke and Gregory May 

2009-2010 Trillium Editors 



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GENERAL: The 79th volume of The Trillium was produced by Jostens Yearbook 

Company in Clarksville, Tennessee. Sandy Evans served as the publishing 

representative and Chris Creswell as the account executive. The Trillium was 

produced by a staff of five students; editorial content does not necessarily 

reflect the opinions of Copiah-Lincoln Community College. 

COVER & ENDSHEETS: The cover was designed by Samantha Speeg. The cover 

is custom embossed with silver foil 381 ink. The endsheets are Bluestone with 

Black 395 ink. 

PHOTOGRAPHY; Personality and Who's Who pictures were taken by Johnny 

Smith Photography of Brookhaven, Mississippi. All other photographs were 

taken by Natalie Davis, Mark LaFrancis, Thomas Wells, Bradley Boykin, 

Cameron Alderman, Kellie Brady and others. All photos were taken digitally. 

TYPE SPECS: All body copy is 10 point Garamond. Headline fonts are Myriad 

Headline and Myriad Condensed. Captions appear in 8 point Avalon. Other 

fonts used include: Melville. 

DISTRIBUTION: The Trillium is sold on all three campuses. Purchase price is 

$10. 

PRODUCTION: The 160 page book was produced on 3 MacBook Pros and 2 

Dell PCs using Jostens Yearbook Avenue and Photoshop software. The press 

run was 750 copies. 



From the 1 937 Trillium: 

Eight years have passed by since the students of Copiah-Lincoln published 
their last volume of The Co-Lin. Since then much water has gone under the 
bridge. Many changes have been wrought in our college. We have ridden 
triumphantly out the the depression, preserved our traditions, and achieved 
some of our ambitions. We have grown steadily stronger in the things that 
make a college great. Academic achievements, dreamed of in 1929 have 
become ours; athletic honors, cleanly won on fair fields of competition have 
brought us fame; character education has continued to be a noble influence in 
our classrooms. 



Now, to celebrate the glories of our greater college and to better preserve its 
hallowed traditions, we are publishing, after a lapse of eight years another 
annual, which we christen The Co-Lin Trillium in honor of our beloved Alma 
Mater and a wild spring flower, native to the fields and woods of Copiah and 
Lincoln Counties. 



Trillium: a plant with a solitary three-petaled flower above a whorl of three 
leaves, native to North America and Asia. Genus Trillium, family Liliaceae (or 
Trilliaceae): several species, in particular red (or purple) trillium (T. erectum). 

ORIGIN modern Latin, apparently an alteration of Swedish trilling 'triplet." 




CO-LIN 



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P.O. Box 649 
Wesson, MS 39191 



Natchez Campus 

1 1 Co-Lin Circle 
Natchez, MS 39120 



Simpson County Center 

151 Co-Lin Drive 
Mendenhall. MS 39114